Subspace (not to be confused with Subspace Labs), the once-promising CDN startup, closed on May 13, 2022. It joins the ranks of EdgeGravity and Instart Logic as promising ventures that fizzled out. It’s unfortunate because dozens of employees lost their
Last week, the public CDNs announced earnings, and the overall market reaction was brutal. Although some exceeded expectations, the gloomy economy was to blame. External forces like inflation, fears of a recession, war, and supply chain issues impacted the industry.
Volterra, the three-year-old startup is one of the most interesting startups we’ve come across lately. Their business model is quite unique and its software stack extensive. The startup doesn’t fit neatly into one particular category or sector, but rather they
Years ago, it was Oracle vs Microsoft, Qwest vs MCI, and Akamai vs Limelight, the few of the many rivalries that entertained us. Today, it’s Cloudflare vs Fastly. Although both are civil towards each other in the public eye, make
The CDN industry continues to thrive, not only for publicly traded vendors but also for startups. In the last few weeks, there have been several interesting developments. We’ll summarize the latest industry updates, rumors, and observations below. First, let’s start
Zycada Networks is the latest startup in the CDN ecosystem to emerge from stealth mode. They provide CDN features although they’re not a CDN, at least today. The startup is focused on eCommerce and offers five products, which is somewhat