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Limelight Networks buys AcceloWeb

by Lydia Leong  |  May 25, 2011

I am way behind on my news announcements, or I'd have posted on this earlier: Limelight has bought AcceloWeb. AcceloWeb is a front-end optimization software company (sometimes called Web content...

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Recent inquiry trends

by Lydia Leong  |  October 6, 2009

It's been mentioned to me that my "what are you hearing about from clients" posts are particularly interesting, so I'll try to do a regular update of this sort. I...

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Next round, Akamai vs. Limelight

by Lydia Leong  |  April 27, 2009

In CDN news this past weekend, a judge has overturned the jury verdict in the Akamai vs. Limelight patent infringement case. Akamai has said it intends to appeal. The judge...

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Pricing transparency and CDNs

by Lydia Leong  |  December 22, 2008

It is possible that I am going to turn out to be mildly wrong about something. I predicted that neither Amazon's CloudFront CDN nor the comparable Rackspace/Limelight offering (Mosso Cloud...

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Basic CDNs: where are my logs?

by Lydia Leong  |  November 23, 2008

I'm now trialing three different basic CDNs, having each of them deliver exactly one image off the same front page of a website: Amazon's CloudFront, Rackspace's Cloud Files CDN (a...

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Rackspace Cloud Files (Mosso) + Limelight CDN

by Lydia Leong  |  November 20, 2008

It's official: Rackspace's Cloud Files can now be distributed via Limelight's CDN. The Cloud Files CDN works exactly like announced: drop your files into Cloud Files, push a button, have...

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Amazon's CloudFront CDN

by Lydia Leong  |  November 18, 2008

Amazon's previously-announced CDN service is now live. It's called CloudFront. It was announced on the Amazon Web Services blog, and discussed in a blog post by Amazon's CTO. The RightScale...

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Rackspace's deal with Limelight

by Lydia Leong  |  October 24, 2008

Rackspace announced yesterday, as part of a general unveiling of its cloud strategy, a new partnership with Limelight Networks. Under the new partnership, customers of Rackspace's Cloud Files (formerly CloudFS)...

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Assessing CDN performance

by Lydia Leong  |  October 15, 2008

This is the fourth and probably final post in a series examining the Microsoft CDN study. The three previous posts covered measurement, the blind spots, and availability. This post wraps...

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Availability and the Microsoft CDN study

by Lydia Leong  |  October 15, 2008

This post is the third in a series examining the Microsoft CDN study. My first post examined what was measured, and the second post looked at the blind spots created...

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