CDN Ecosystem Updates #5

Amazon

  • AWS now has 1M active accounts
  • Recorded $214M in earnings, exceeding expectations
  • Google and VMWare form partnership, to counter AWS dominance in the cloud sector
  • Invested $1.3B into Prime Instant Video

Palo Alto Networks

  • Market valuation surpassed $10B, making it one of the hottest security stocks in the world
  • PAN is twice the size of FireEye and same size as Akamai
  • The #3 player in security appliances with 7.6% market share, according to IDC
  • Cyber Security CDNs, take heed, if there is any security company to mimic in terms of security functionality, it’s PAN

PeerApp

  • PeerApp made a brilliant decision to branch out into the education sector, where it is gaining traction, winning market share, and best of all, uncovered another large addressable market
  • CIO Review Magazine names PeerApp one of the Top 20 Most Promising tech companies to the educational sector

Yottaa

  • Vick Viren Vaishnavi joins company as CEO
  • Updated its WAF & DSA feature set
  • Company now Level 1 PCI Compliant
  • 138% revenue increase in 2014
  • Average sales price increased 100% year over year
  • New bookings increased 90%
  • Employee headcount will double in 2015
  • New HQ is moving to Waltham, MA

Ghost Vulnerability

  • Vulnerability named Ghost is impacting the majority of Linux distributions. Red Hat, Debian and Ubunto issued fixes
  • Ghost exposes a flaw in the GNU C Library that can trigger local and remote functions, via buffer overflow