Akamai (AKAM) launches Sola Media Solutions integrating cloud storage and content delivery, Level 3 (LVLT) powers the Democratic National Convention, XO Communications selects gear from Ciena (CIEN) for upgrade.
Some news from the content delivery sector: Limelight (LLNW) targets vertical markets with Orchestrate framework, Akamai (AKAM) to power Cannes Film Festival streaming, Octoshape partners with Geniatech.
Akamai Technologies is now running more than 105,000 servers in its global content delivery, the company confirmed today. The company's content optimization network has servers at data centers and ISPs in 78 countries and more than 1,900 networks.
For many years, Akamai Technologies dominated the content delivery business. But that's changed in recent years, and CDN analyst Dan Rayburn has put together a lengthy analysis of the company's challenges