Instart Logic acquiers Kwicr, Level 3 to power high-quality Real-Time streams for Hitbox.tv and more in this weeks news
Instart Logic acquires Kwicr to further improve its Mobile Application Acceleration
Instart Logic, the provider of of application delivery solutions, announced that it had acquired market heavyweight in mobile application acceleration, Kwicr. Instart Logic’s latest aim is to become the first application delivery company with an end-to-end acceleration solution for web, hybrid and native applications. Instart Logic will not only gain Kwicr’s patented Mobile Delivery Network software development kit (SDK), but also be have access to Kwicr’s expertise in mobile application acceleration to find new synergies in its application delivery solution. The company will be opening a new office in Boston to facilitate the acquisition and accommodate the new team.
Read more at: InstartLogic
Dailymotion leverages Limelight Orchestrate to deliver video content in APAC region
Limelight Networks, the provider of CDN and digital presence management solutions, announced that Dailymotion, the global video streaming platform, is leveraging its Limelight Orchestrate solution for delivering video content with multi-device, multi-screen support in the Asia-Pacific region. Dailymotion’s current existing network and bandwidth weren’t able to meet the increase in peak traffic demands of the Asia-Pacific region and hence it decided to use a CDN for ensuring high quality streaming experience for its end-users. After testing several CDN providers and performing various real-time tests, Dailymotion selected Limelight Orchestrate for delivering its content in the APAC region.
More deatails at: LimeLightNetworks
Aryaka optimizes connectivity to Office 365 through its Azure ExpressRoute
Aryaka, the provider of Software-Defined-Network platforms and as-a-Service solutions, announced that it is providing its customers with a reliable and accelerated access to Microsoft Office 365 cloud by leveraging its direct interconnection into Microsoft Azure i.e. Azure ExpressRoute. The Azure ExpressRoute support was added in March 2015. Through this direct interconnection Aryaka was able to both deploy solutions to customers wanting to use Office 365 in a day, and provide 4000% faster application performance. The bandwidth has also reduced by 99.5%.
More info at: Aryaka
Level 3 to power high-quality Real-Time streams for Hitbox.tv
Level 3 Communications, the international provider of networking, CDN and communication services, has announced that Hitbox.tv, the provider of f live video game streams as well as chat platform for millions of gamers around the world, is using its CDN solution to ensure high quality and buffer-less real-time streaming experience for its users around the globe. Hitbox.tv provides an HTML5 based chat feature which allows viewers to provide tactical or fun messages to the gamer while viewing their game in real-time. This is where Level 3 stepped in perfectly; it’s set of optimized streaming solutions (CDN, Tier-1 global network, colocation and high-speed Internet) have ensured that the video streams are delivered in real-time, securing optimal user experience.
Full report at: CDN-Advisor
Verizon Digital Media Services to provide DNSSEC support as part of its integrated DNS solution
Verizon Digital Media Systems, a provider of networking services, announced that the Company would now be supporting Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) as part of its integrated DNS offering. The DNSSEC adds an additional layer of security over the conventional DNS service and hence protects the customer’s’ web properties from certain DNS injection attacks like cache poisoning and man-in-middle attacks. The company has implemented DNSSEC as a secondary DNS solution in its ROUTE offering and will enable customers to use their own DNS zones and infrastructure while leveraging Verizon’s DNS-management solutions as a 3rd Party service. Customer satisfaction and security will surely increase after this strategic move.
More details at: VerizonDigitalMedia