content delivery network

Akamai CDN now available on IBM Cloud

IBM and Akamai Technologies announced the availability of Akamai Content Delivery Network (CDN) on IBM Cloud. The new offering aims to create one of the world’s fastest and most reliable content delivery network. The new IBM Cloud CDN with Akamai will accelerate and streamline the content delivery including general web delivery, content caching, content purge, ability to view historical metrics for up to 90 days, HTTPS support with wildcard certificates, access control, and more. “Enterprises are increasingly relying on the cloud to transform and deliver a spectrum of critical business applications to their users,” said Faiyaz Shahpurwala, general manager, IBM Cloud. “By combining the global reach of IBM Cloud with Akamai’s delivery and optimization capabilities, we’re giving businesses th...

“CtrlS is Asia’s Largest and India’s Only Tier IV Certified Datacenter”- Prashant, CtrlS

The opening day of the recently held WHD.India 2013 had a session titled “Reaching the next level of hosting” by Prashant Jain, Director, CtrlS. It was the last session of what had been a long exhausting day with multiple sessions lined back-to-back. Spent up with the proceedings of the day, my mind had started wondering how much booze would be too much booze to drink at the succeeding ConneXion Party so as to remain sober enough to do research work for the sessions scheduled for next day. As the emcee invited Prashant on stage, I was expecting yet another run-of-the-mill session that was titled to come across as genuinely interesting and informative, but was actually rife with product pitches of the company. What followed pleasantly surprised me. One of the only three talks ou...

Web Hosting Provider LeaseWeb USA Launches Global Content Delivery Network

Global web hosting provider LeaseWeb today announced expansion of   its portfolio of hosting services with launch of a Content Delivery Network. Organizations that require a global high-bandwidth file delivery solution can utilize LeaseWeb’s CDN to distribute large files, stream live feeds or setup video on demand (VoD). The news comes two months after LeaseWeb released its Law Enforcement Transparency Report for 2012, becoming the first web hosting provider to do so. LeaseWeb’s CDN solution is housed within its global network of data centers to cache web and video files. When a web user requests information or clicks on a video, the CDN streams the content from the geographically closest server. By reducing the distance that data has to travel, LeaseWeb makes ultra-large video and file do...

OnApp Launches CDN.net, a Customizable and Usage-based Content Delivery Network

We’re taking a new approach to CDN, with a totally transparent service so customers pay for what they use, when they need it, with reliable performance and uptime. CDN.net is customizable on-the-fly to the needs of any business looking to deliver rich content quickly and affordably, wherever in the world their customers happen to be. – James Fletcher, Marketing Director, CDN.net. OnApp yesterday announced the launch of CDN.net, the first user customizable and usage-based content delivery network,offering a cost effective way for businesses of all sizes to improve Web performance and reliability. The news comes three weeks after OnApp  announced the General Availability of OnApp Cloud v3.0, the latest version of its cloud platform for service providers. CDN.net provides a practical solution...

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