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
Instart, once a product innovation leader in the CDN industry has been acquired. Their website states “Instart is in the process of transitioning our technology and customers to an industry‑leading platform”. Read between the lines and there are two takeaways.
Just what the market needed, another WAN product. Today, there are 30+ vendors providing SD-WAN solutions. Some are well-funded startups like CloudGenix, while others merely point products from the giants like Cisco and VMWare. Within this group, there are differences