Cloudflare, a global content delivery network (CDN) provider delivering Internet performance and security solution to its customers, has announced record network growth in the first quarter of 2018. Cloudflare added 32 new cities, growing its network to 151 Points-of-Presence (PoPs) globally. Cloudflare now protects more than 8 million domains, websites, APIs, mobile applications, and anything connected to the Internet. The global CDN company now has more than 625 employees, up from 400 just over a…"Global CDN Cloudflare Announces Record Network Growth"
Content delivery network services (CDN) company ChinaCache has hired Guangsheng Meng as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective April 20, 2018. Mr. Meng will lead the financial operations of ChinaCache, including Tax, Treasury, Accounting, Internal Audit, Legal and Investor Relations and report directly to Mr. Song Wang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Prior to joining CDN company ChinaCache, Guangsheng Meng served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at China Gerui Advance Materials Group Limited from October 2009…"ChinaCache Hires Guangsheng Meng as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)"
StackPath is a rapidly growing provider of secured cloud services founded by SoftLayer founder Lance Crosby. StackPath, a rapidly growing provider of secured cloud services founded by SoftLayer founder Lance Crosby, has launched a new sales channel partner program. The program would enable sales partners to join StackPath in its mission to make the Internet safe, and deploy StackPath’s VPN and CDN services as add-ons to their own services. Leading the program is industry veteran…"@StackPath Launches Sales Channel Partner Program for Its VPN and CDN Services"
Cybersecurity company Hoplite Industries has announced a partnership with Cloudflare to integrate Hoplite’s Artemis Web Protection with Cloudflare’s DDoS mitigation, and DNS management solutions. This partnership would substantially increase the scale and reach of Hoplite’s Artemis Web Protection platform. Hoplite’s Artemis Web Protection platform employs patented technologies that provide real-time protection against attacks and unwanted traffic directed at websites, and applications. Artemis would effectively unify security layers without requiring site, or application code changes. “This…"Hoplite’s Artemis Web Protection Integrated With #Cloudflare’s DDoS Mitigation and DNS Management Solution"
Internet exchange operator DE-CIX has deployed Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 to more easily address soaring demand for interconnection services in “rapidly growing” markets including New York City, Frankfurt, and Dallas. As an Internet exchange operator, DE-CIX allows service providers, content delivery networks (CDNs) and digital businesses to exchange Internet traffic between their networks. DE-CIX provides interconnection services and runs a range of carrier- and data center-neutral Internet exchanges globally. The Internet Exchange operator serves over…"DE-CIX Deploys Infinera’s Optical Networking Solution to Address Growth in Cloud-Based Services"
Qwilt, a provider of ‘Open Edge Cloud’ that supports applications such as Open Caching, 4K Live Streaming, AR, VR, Self- Driving Cars and Internet of Things (IoT), has announced that PTCL – one of the largest mobile and broadband telecommunications and Internet Services Providers (ISPs) in Pakistan, has chosen Qwilt’s open caching solution for content delivery for its OTT customers and for improving Quality of Experience (QoE) for its subscribers. By deploying Qwilt’s content delivery…"Open Edge Cloud Provider Qwilt to Scale Streaming Content Delivery for PTCL Subscribers Across Pakistan"
Microsoft has announced the launch of Azure CDN (public preview status), enabling Azure customers to use and deliver content from Microsoft’s own global CDN network. This new CDN option has been added alongside existing Microsoft CDN options from Microsoft partners Verizon and Akamai. The new global CDN being launched, Azure CDN from Microsoft, provides access to 54 global Edge Points-of-Presence (PoPs) in 33 countries and 16 Regional Cache PoPs at strategic network hubs across Microsoft’s…"Microsoft Unveils Its Own Global Content Delivery Network, #Azure CDN"