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

Why and when do you need a hybrid or multi-CDN strategy?

Video traffic makes up at least 80% of the content that gets delivered, and as the demand for smooth video streaming continues to dominate, the ways in which content gets delivered are becoming more creative and more customized.

One of the most common ways to satisfy the unpredictable nature of video traffic is to adopt a hybrid approach, or a multi-CDN strategy, letting content owners, broadcasters and technology companies deploy resources flexibly where and as needed to deliver superior video experiences at scale. 

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7/9/20 12:44 PM
by Alexandra Barcelona

The CDN is evolving: Create your own hybrid CDN

The CDN has become a standard part of web content delivery, designed to make performance more reliable and scalable. For much of the life of the web, a lot of this content has been static and didn’t face big delivery challenges. As the web has grown and content of all types, particularly video, has proliferated, this has changed, as have the challenges.

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7/2/20 12:32 PM
by Alexandra Barcelona

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