Verizon Launches New CDN Service, Akamai Attack Report and Websites not Ready for Amazon Fire Phone

July 29, 2014 Published in: Internet,News Author: Goran Čandrlić

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Verizon Launches CDN Purpose-Built for E-Commerce Verizon Communication, the provider of digital media and telecommunication services, announced the launch of a new CDN, purposely designed for e-commerce, leveraging EdgeCast Networks’ solutions as a key factor.  Verizon aims to solve checkout and device related problems faced by the users of e-commerce. VDMS products delivering acceleration, security, […]

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Performance Metrics Explained & Why You Should Care

July 25, 2014 Published in: eCommerce,Internet,Website Speed Author: Goran Čandrlić

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A great user experience is everything when it comes to running a website. At one hand the user expectations are huge; the site should provide interactivity, media and info, but on the other hand, the Internet is growing, making it harder and harder to provide a great user-friendly website. Time to title (T2T) T2T is […]

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RackWare, ChinaCache, Amazon AWS in our News Roundup

July 18, 2014 Published in: Internet,News Author: Goran Čandrlić

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RackWare raises $2.3M for automated cloud management RackWare has raised $2.3 million in funding thanks in part to investors such as Kickstart Seed Fund and Osage Venture Partners. RackWare offers an automated cloud management solution, the RackWare Management Module (RMM), designed to move workloads between private, public and hybrid clouds, while also increasing or decreasing […]

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Big Data – The Promise, The Hype, The Challenges

July 16, 2014 Published in: Analytics,Cloud,Internet Author: Goran Čandrlić

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Big data is a blanket term for any collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tools or traditional data processing applications. The challenges include capture, curation, storage, search, sharing, transfer, analysis and visualization. The trend to larger data sets is due to the additional […]

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State of The Internet Report, New Cloud Video Solution for China, Aryaka Launches CDN for Enterprises and more news

July 8, 2014 Published in: CDN,Cloud,Internet,News,Security Author: Goran Čandrlić

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Level 3 and China Telecom Collaborate to Pioneer Video Cloud Solution in China Level 3 communications, the global provider of communications and networking services, announced a collaboration with China Telecom Global Limited (CTG) and the expansion of its Video Cloud Services, providing Level 3′s customers with access to China’s large consumer market, while CTG’s customers […]

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Tom Leighton on Four “Grand Challenges”, MaxCDN Adds New Tokyo POP, Aryaka Funding and more news

July 1, 2014 Published in: CDN,Cloud,Internet,News Author: Goran Čandrlić

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Akamai’s Tom Leighton on the four „grand challenges“ facing the Internet Leighton co-founded cloud-services, mobile and security company Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM) in 1998 and was the company’s chief scientist for 14 years before becoming CEO. Tom Leighton, CEO, Akamai. Image source Leighton pointed out four major challenges: Doing video at high-quality and at scale […]

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Box Buys Cloud Storage Startup, The Future of Big Data and more news

June 23, 2014 Published in: News Author: Goran Čandrlić

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Box buys cloud storage startup for streaming technology Box has acquired Streem, a cloud storage and file-sharing startup that specializes in large media files and that has developed innovative technology for streaming that type of content. Streem’s file system, the StreemFS makes it’s service behave as if it were a local drive attached to users’ […]

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Mobile Devices Usage – Internet Megatrend

June 16, 2014 Published in: Cloud,Internet Author: Goran Čandrlić

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Megatrends are defined as global, sustained and macroeconomic forces of development that impact business, economy, society, cultures and personal lives, thereby defining our future world and its increasing pace of change. Devices have rapidly evolved – becoming smaller, more powerful and more affordable. Network speeds continue to increase. But, one of the biggest drivers in […]

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MaxCDN Expands to Australia, SoftLayer unveils new Hong Kong Datacenter and more news

June 6, 2014 Published in: CDN,Internet,News Author: Goran Čandrlić

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MaxCDN Expands to Australia One of the fastest growing Contend Delivery Network providers, MaxCDN, announced about the COmpany’s launching a new Point-of-Presence at Sydney, Australia. MaxCDN also announced new enhancements, including new edge rule recipes like country blocking and redirection and integration with Google Maps for better data understanding. To meet the goal of being […]

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Akamai’s State of The Internet Report, Internap pushes OpenStack, Future of Cloud Computing

June 3, 2014 Published in: CDN,Cloud,Internet,News Author: Goran Čandrlić

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Akamai’s state of the Internet Akamai’s annual report shows a specific view on today’s online trends – DDoS attacks, Internet Connection Speed and Situational performance, disruptions and events. Here’s the summary of their findings: Industry’s DDoS attacks trends in 2013 During the fourth quarter of 2013. Akamai observed attack traffic originating from 188 unique regions, […]

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