CDN Market Overview: Looking Back at 2019

This month, we’re celebrating our 6th year anniversary of reporting on the CDN industry and 12 years of working in it. It’s been quite a ride. When we first started, the CDN industry was boring because there was very little

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Limelight Networks Launches Edge Computing

Limelight Networks has officially launched its edge computing product line. It joins Cloudflare, Fastly, StackPath, and CenturyLink in this new segment. In our industry, edge computing is defined as having the capabilities to ingest, process, store, and deliver data from

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CDN Industry Buzz for Q4 2019

2019 has turned out to be an epic year for the CDN industry. The top news, Cloudflare joins Akamai and Fastly as publicly-traded multi-billion dollar companies. In other news, some vendors are modernizing their tech stack, incorporating edge computing capabilities

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CenturyLink Introduces CDN Edge Computing

CenturyLink has been busy lately. The top two announcements coming from the company: 1) they’re now focused on edge computing and 2) the acquisition of Streamroot. If we put certain pieces of the puzzle together we can see a strategy

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Verizon Media (CDN) Develops AI for Cloud Security

Verizon Media, formerly VDMS is no longer just a media-based CDN. They’ve embraced cloud security product innovation and are focused on becoming a leader in this area. The current industry trend is to build your own security stack, then integrate

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Cloudflare Competitive Snapshot

Cloudflare is the 2nd unicorn to IPO in our industry in 2019. It joins the chorus of Akamai, Fastly, and Limelight Networks in the public market. Combined, these four deliver a significant volume of the world’s content, video, and applications

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Cloudflare Is Officially Going IPO

Cloudflare is officially going IPO. The S-1 has just been made public. The most important take away, Cloudflare isn’t solely focused on the SMB market. They have 100 of the Fortune 1000 as paying customers and growing. Cloudflare going IPO

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Q3 2019 Buzz on Fastly, Cloudflare, Limelight, and Akamai

Earlier today, Fastly announced earnings for the first time and the market reacted favorably, pushing up their stock price. Fastly joins Akamai and Limelight Networks as publicly-traded companies that compete in the market for application and content delivery, cloud security,

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2019 CDN Landscape Report Now Available

The 4th edition CDN Landscape Report is now available. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the industry in 2019 and offers our views on where the market is headed in 2020 and beyond. For more details click here.  Report Highlights

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Nasdaq Halts Trading in ChinaCache

It wasn’t supposed to be like this.  With a population of 1.38B and more than 800M Internet users, China is the fastest-growing CDN market in the world. And ChinaCache was the first CDN in China. They were founded in 1998,

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CDN Industry Buzz for Q3 – 2019

There’s been a lot of activity in the CDN industry over the last few weeks. We’re going to summarize the most interesting developments in our ecosystem. The two most shocking pieces: 1) the SEC charges Gladius Networks for not registering

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