Noteworthy news in the Internet video sector includes a Cisco and Citrix partnership, Blue Coat video reporting system and Level 3 and Global Crossing combined efforts on broadcast and Internet video services.
Content delivery expert Dan Rayburn reports that Limelight Networks and Level 3 have discussed combining their CDN assets as a joint venture, a development that could "drastically change the CDN landscape."
Networking news: Level 3 connects London Stock Exchange, Arista Networks and Solarflare selected by CBOE for high frequency trading platform, Palo Alto Networks announces new CEO and $200 million run rate.
What's the significance of Level 3's deal to acquire Global Crossing, which brings together two major players in Internet backbones, IP services, undersea cables and content delivery? Here's a roundup of notable analysis and commentary from around...
In a deal combining two operators of major Internet backbones, Level 3 Communications, Inc. will acquire Global Crossing for approximately $3 billion in an all-stock deal, the companies said this morning.