Akamai-Limelight Suit Streamlined

Dan Rayburn at the Business of Online Video reports a development in the patent infringement lawsuit between Akamai (AKAM) and Limelight Networks (LLNW), the two leading players in the content delivery network business. Dan says the court has streamlined the case, issuing a preliminary ruling focusing on a single Akamai patent, effectively setting aside issues related to two other patents. We’ll update once more information is available.

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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.