Leaseweb, a global provider of cloud hosting, dedicated servers, CDN solutions and more, has hired Wilfried Dudink as managing director of its CDN operations. In this position he is responsible for further expansion of Leaseweb’s CDN activities. Prior to joining Leaseweb, Mr. Dudink spent seven years at CenturyLink, where he focused specifically on CDNs, website acceleration and media distribution in EMEA. “Our CDN division has traditionally provided customers with a reliable content distribution platform. However,…"Leaseweb Hires New CDN Executive from CenturyLink"
International cloud and edge solutions provider for content delivery and hosting as well as security, G-Core Labs, is expanding their European network by opening a new Point-of-Presence in Paris, France. The new location provides hosting services on dedicated or virtual servers, while it also complements the company’s global content delivery network (CDN) architecture with claimed fast response times of 34ms on the local market. “Paris is one of the four main Internet hubs in the…"G-Core Labs Expands Network in Europe, Adds New PoP in Paris"
Last week, global CDN technology provider CDN77 has deployed a Point of Presence in Zurich, Switzerland. This CDN network PoP is meant to contribute to a smoother CDN77 end user experience not only in Switzerland but also in surrounding countries, mainly the DACH region. CDN77 has added and automatically enabled the Zurich PoP in their CDN Control Panel. The CDN provider has planned ongoing expansion of their CDN network PoPs throughout the world. CDN77 currently operates 34 PoPs in data centers…"#CDN77 Adds CDN Point of Presence in Zurich, Switzerland"
As a successful game publisher with an audience of over 5 million players in North America, RedFox Games planned to launch the Black Desert game in Latin America. With hits such as Black Desert, RF Online and Rumble Fighter, RedFox Games knew what was needed in terms of hosting, connectivity and security in North America, but even their experienced teams found it difficult to quickly enter the Latin American markets. That’s when RedFox Games contacted…"RedFox Games Selects G‑Core Labs’ CDN Solution to Expand Into Latin America"
Fastly, a global edge cloud platform and content delivery network (CDN) with Points of Presence (PoPs) at the center of the highest density Internet Exchange Points in cities around the world, has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering (IPO). Founded in 2011, Fastly is trusted by brands like Airbnb, The New York Times, Alaska Airlines, Vimeo, The Guardian, Deliveroo, Pinterest, GitHub, and thousands more…"CDN Provider Fastly Files For A $100 Million IPO"
BluTV, a prominent Turkish subscription video-on-demand service with reach for their Turkish TV series in the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America, has selected Turkey-based CDN provider Medianova to cache and deliver their broadcasting content across these regions worldwide. Founded in 2015 by Dogan Group, a large media group in Turkey, BluTV strives to provide the world’s best movies and TV series to Turkish viewers and to make Turkish TV series available in the…"Turkish OTT BluTV Selects Global CDN Provider, Medianova"
StackPath, global CDN provider delivering secured edge services that enable developers to protect and accelerate cloud properties ranging from websites to media delivery and IoT services, has announced new features and tools for its StackPath EdgeEngine – the company’s serverless computing service that lets developers run code at the cloud’s edge without a server,virtual machine, or container. The new StackPath EdgeEngine product features include an EdgeEngine CLI tool, sandbox, and WebAssembly (WASM) support. This would make it easier for developers to create, test,…"Global CDN Provider StackPath Unveils New EdgeEngine Capabilities"
Israel-based serverless CDN technology provider Peer5 has released a Multi CDN solution As-a-service through a single unified API. The current release combines the delivery infrastructure of 15 leading CDNs with a combined throughput of 400 Tbps, enough to support 400 million concurrent viewers streaming at 1 Mbps each. As online video audiences continue to grow exponentially, traditional CDNs are not able to keep up with the demand for delivery capacity, stated Peer5. To handle the…"Serverless CDN Provider Peer5 Unveils Multi CDN As-a-Service"
Global CDN technology company Cloudflare raised $150 million in its latest round of funding, led by Franklin Templeton. This new funding round for Cloudflare likely delays the initial public offering (IPO) it had planned for the first half of 2019. The $150 million in funding would give Cloudflare some extra time to strengthen its balance sheet before hitting the stock market. Cloudflare last raised funding in 2014, closing a round of $110 million. To date,…"Cloudflare Raises $150 Million, Probably Delaying Rumored IPO"
Cloudflare, a global content delivery network (CDN) technology provider focused on enhancing Internet performance and security for website owners/operators, has announced continued expansion of its global footprint. In the final three months of 2018, Cloudflare has added 10 new data centers, launched its first mobile application, and opened a new European office in Munich, Germany. Cloudflare’s new data centers bring its network to 165 global Points-of-Presence (PoPs). With these additions in the United States, Bahrain,…"Global CDN Provider @Cloudflare Announces Strong Network Expansion"