Internap Completes Global CDN Buildout

Internap Network Services (INAP) says it has finished work on points of presence in Hong Kong and Tokyo, completing the construction of its worldwide content delivery network (CDN). The additional sites will expand access to Internap’s network architecture, known as Private Network Access Point (P-NAP), which manages traffic to improve the performance of Web-based applications.

“Our newest PoPs allow us to deliver a redundant, highly-scalable CDN platform for enterprises seeking superior performance,” said James P. DeBlasio, president and chief executive officer for Internap. “This milestone expands our market opportunity by increasing the capacity of our CDN, positioning Internap as a leader in the space.”

The completion of the Hong Kong and Tokyo PoPs offers immediate benefits to some Internap customers, including NetMax Media, one of the world’s largest IPTV platform providers. NetMax is an Internap CDN customer based in Atlanta with satellite offices in Mohali, Chennai and Mumbai in India.

“Internap’s new capabilities in Asia enhance the service we can deliver to our customers and will enable us to grow our business,” said Jag Sandhu, chief technology officer of NetMax Media. “Internap’s technology is the backbone of our business

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.