Exploring trends in CDN and web infrastructure.
Beginning this quarter, we’ll publish a summary of the state of the CDN industry. The goal is to review specific topics and themes of the last quarter. Discussions around earnings, trends, market challenges, new product innovations, and industry competitiveness are
Akamai announced earnings on August 9, 2022, with mixed results. The company grew 6% y-o-y in Q2-2022; the culprit affecting growth was Delivery revenue. However, it’s noticeable one product group is taking off. The real story is Compute, which grew
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
Cequence Security was founded in 2014 by Ameya Talwakar and Shreyans Mehta, both of who worked at Symantec for a decade-plus. The company started in bot protection, describing itself as an Application Security Platform that automated application discovery, threat detection,
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.
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