Roundup: Akamai's New HD Video Network

Akamai Technologies (AKAM) unveils its HD Network, a platform to deliver high-definition online video using Adobe Flash technology, Microsoft Silverlight and the iPhone. Here’s a roundup of notable commentary and analysis. Read More

Growth Slows for CDNs. Worse to Come?

Growth is flat for content delivery networks Akamai (AKAM) and Limelight Networks (LLNW), and industry watchers don’t see any immediate relief in sight, which could be trouble for newer entrants in the space.
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Why Microsoft Built Its Own CDN

Jeff Cohen, general manager of the Edge Computing Network for Microsoft (MSFT), discusses the grwoth trends that convinced the company to build its own content delivery network. Read More

A Cisco CDN?

Network equipment market leader Cisco Systems (CSCO) is reportedly leasing space in data centers for a content delivery network (CDN). Read More

CDN Funding as Wealth Destruction?

Dan Rayburn says CDN consolidation isn’t likely now, as new players provide little value to acquirers. That’s not a happy outcome for the investors who pumped $325 million into CDN startups challenging Akamai (AKAM) and Limelight (LLNW). Read More

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