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How CDN startup Cotendo is taking on Akamai 

When a new content delivery networks (CDN) startup named Cotendo exited stealth mode in March with $7 million in funding from Sequoia Capital and Benchmark Capital, a typical reaction among those who cover the space was: Is there really room for another player in the CDN space?...

Nokeena targets CDNs with low-cost video delivery 

Nokeena Networks emerges from stealth mode, introduces software to lower the cost of online video distribution ...

How Global Crossing will sell competing CDNs 

As Global Crossing finally named publicly this week the initial partners with which it will enter the content delivery networks (CDN) business Ė Limelight Networks and EdgeCast -- the carrier promised to sell each offering on a case-by-case basis rather than openly market each partner's competitive strengths....

A Telephony Podcast: How Telcos Will Play in CDN 

Content delivery network (CDN) models are quickly evolving, with a variety of different technological approaches and a variety of roles for service providers to play. BitGravity CEO Perry Wu helps cut through the confusion....

Global Crossing quietly starts CDN strategy 

Global Crossing has quietly embarked on a content delivery networks (CDN) strategy to resell a diverse set of third-party offerings, according to one analyst....

Verizon intros new offerings for CDNs 

Verizon Communications today announced new transport service offerings designed specifically for content owners and content delivery networks...

Will Carriers Dominate the CDN Market? 

Without a doubt, 2008 was the year that service providers moved forcefully into the content delivery network business....

Verizonís new CDN paves way for P2P 

Verizon Communicationsí announcement of a new content delivery network (CDN) for its users gives the carrier a strong path to using peer-to-peer (P2P) technology in CDNs....

Level 3 boosts Asia-Pac CDN 

Level 3 Communications today announced expansion of its content delivery network into the Asia-Pacific region to include its first coverage in China, and expanded capacity and features in others areas as well....

Commoditized CDN offerings sprout 

Amazon.com became the newest entrant in the fast-growing (CDN) sector this week, launching what at least one analyst is calling the marketís most commoditized offering to date...

Tata enters CDN market 

Tata Communications, a global network services provider focused on emerging markets, is the latest service provider to enter the content delivery network (CDN) market...

Is CDN the next frontier? 

AT&T announced in late June that it is creating a separate division and new services for its Digital Media Solutions operation, and beefing up its funding is just the first salvo in what is likely to be a bigger push by service providers into the content delivery network space....

Yankee: Carriers likely to acquire CDNs 

While Akamai currently dominates the world of content delivery networks (CDN), a leading analyst firm believes service providers such as AT&T, British Telecom and Verizon will soon be playing in that sandbox...

A Telephony Podcast: Where does P2P fit into CDN? 

How will peer-to-peer technologies be incorporated in content delivery networks? Dan Rayburn, Executive Vice President of StreamingMedia.com, elucidates the latest trends in this hot sector...

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