Content delivery in your hands: More control, less cost

 

For many years content owners, ISPs and other companies with content to deliver or stream have put their trust in large global CDN providers like Akamai. With name recognition and stability on their side, this made sense. But content delivery (and content itself) has grown more localized, and CDN technology has changed to allow anyone to build a CDN to suit their content delivery needs.

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3/23/21 11:36 AM
by Peter Löfling

Build a private CDN: You localize content, why not your content delivery, too?

 

 

 

When Netflix launched in the APAC region, different concerns surfaced that highlighted just how different the video streaming and content delivery landscape is across different Asia-Pacific countries. For example:

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3/15/21 11:52 AM
by Alexandra Lehner

Power up: The technology heralding the future of gaming

Gaming is more than just big business -- it has a reach, importance and influence that belies its once niche status. Gaming has overtaken the film and music industries combined in terms of revenue, and has become an entertainment juggernaut -- a true cross-industry moneymaker. Gaming has also been acknowledged not just as a global cultural phenomenon but also as a major of engagement platform. After all, savvy politicians are making their way into the world of Among Us players streaming on Twitch, or hosting potential voters on their island in Animal Crossing. 

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11/30/20 3:19 PM
by Miles Weaver

Origin shield: Protecting your backends

When it comes to deploying video -- both on-demand and live -- content and delivering with a good quality of experience (QoE), there is no one-size-fits-all approach. But for almost any video streaming company, a multi-CDN strategy is needed to ensure that QoE and the ability to scale up to deliver it. 

 

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8/19/20 3:00 PM
by Alexandra Barcelona

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