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Content Delivery Networks/CDN > News

Content delivery networks are evolving, moving toward decentralized and edge computing models, and content owners need to be aware of the content delivery trends and strategies that will help them get their content from origin to the last mile. Here you’ll find up-to-the-minute reports on CDN news and trends, as well as analysis of where the CDN market is headed.

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Google Announces Distributed Cloud

At Google Cloud Next '21, the company introduced a portfolio of hardware and software solutions that extend Google Cloud's infrastructure to the edge and into data centers

Take the Autumn 2021 State of Streaming Survey

Share your professional and personal insights and enter to win an iPad or Osprey Talon 4K-SC hardware encoder

Streaming Media West Goes Virtual

Streaming Media West Connect will feature more than 20 panels, a keynote from Pluto TV's Vibol Hou, and presentation of our bi-annual State of the Streaming Industry survey results.

Dutch Team Launches CDN Alliance

The new industry alliance sets out to bring industry competitors together to work on common challenges, as well as be the "voice" of the content delivery industry for the world. The alliance launched this week, and is open for new memberships for both individuals and organizations.

Vote in the 2021 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is open until September 20 in 22 categories, including a brand-new one: Best Streaming Innovation. Cast your vote today!

Lumen Books Sale of Latin American Business for $2.7 Billion

The former CenturyLink is selling off its Latin American division to investment firm Stonepeak.

Fastly Outage Exposes Fragility of the Internet

The edge cloud delivery service identified a "service configuration" that triggered disruptions that took down HBO Max, Hulu, Twitter, Spotify, and more. Services began coming back online within an hour.

IBC Show Moves to December

Citing vendor and attendee reluctance to attend a September event, and the need to guarantee health and safety, IBC announced that this year's event will take place December 3-6 in Amsterdam

Zenlayer Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding

Edge cloud services provider announces its third round of funding

Disney+ Chooses AWS to Support Global Expansion

With AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider, The Walt Disney Company leverages AWS's proven global infrastructure to improve performance and reliability for Disney+ as the streaming service continues to scale globally

Take the Content Delivery and Edge Compute Trends Survey

New survey explores the current content delivery landscape, with a focus on security and edge compute

Grupo Globo Announces Strategic Partnership with Google Cloud

Google Cloud will be the main provider of cloud solutions and also a catalyst for innovation for the Brazilian media company

id3as: Streaming Tech Designed for When Things Go Wrong

With clients and partners like Nasdaq, Arqiva, and Limelight Networks, id3as has made a name for itself as providing technology that's "good on a bad day."

Datazoom Launches Streaming Video Datatecture

New content and microsite take a deep look into the architecture and data landscape of the streaming video industry

IBC Plans Hybrid Event for September, with Fallback Dates in December

Hybrid in-person and digital event set for September 10-13, with the RAI on hold for the first week of December as a backup.

MGM Partners with Eluvio Content Fabric for Next-Gen Delivery

Eluvio Content Fabric used to support MGM sales with film and TV pre-releases, virtual premieres, screenings, marketing, and licensing of MGM's vast library

Video Will Grow to 82% of Internet Traffic by 2022: InterDigital/Futuresource Report

Data centers are responsible for about 3% of global electricity use, and the internet will account for 1% of global emissions by 2022

Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

Limelight Brings Even Lower Latency to Realtime Streaming

Award-winning Limelight Realtime Streaming now offers increased global scalability and bi-directional data sharing, enabling new, innovative online video business models

AWS Takes SDI in the Cloud to Next Level

Proof of concept of uncompressed live video workflow in the cloud demonstrates future production possibilities and opens up interop can of worms