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Akamai provides cybersecurity-based cloud services, including for edge computing. The company’s Intelligent Edge Platform uses cybersecurity protocols that protect all parties in the edge computing infrastructure. Akamai’s platform is used by 250,000 edge servers that ingest a total of 2.5 exabytes of data a year from 1.3 billion connected devices.

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Cloudflare releases application customization platform, database service for Workers

Cloudflare launched Cloudflare for Platforms, a set of tools that enable developers to modify applications using the latest open API…

May 3, 2022

Google Cloud releases Media CDN to strengthen edge streaming infrastructure

With the explosion of demand for streaming services that are straining global bandwidth infrastructure at the network edge, Google Cloud…

Apr 29, 2022

Limelight Networks quarterly revenue, earnings falls ahead of Edgecast integration

Limelight Networks saw a dip in its revenue and adjusted EBIDTA from the fourth quarter of 2021 in its financial…

Feb 22, 2022

Akamai acquires Linode for $900m to address edge cloud applications like metaverse

Akamai, the CDN and security services provider, has bought Linode, one of the last remaining sizeable independent hosting providers in…

Jan 27, 2022

Ridge taps into $22M round for Kubernetes-ready edge cloud service

Ridge, a startup that provides an edge cloud service that is optimized for Kubernetes-based architectures, has raised $22m in venture…

Jan 19, 2022

Webscale launches CloudEDGE content delivery network to improve commerce performance needs

Cloud platform provider Webscale has launched a new cloud-agnostic content delivery network (CDN) with edge compute capabilities. The company, with…

Nov 16, 2021

Edgegap secures $7 million from Akamai, investors to reduce online gaming latency via edge computing

Edgegap, a provider of an edge infrastructure platform for online gaming, announced a $7m Series A investment. The round was…

Nov 12, 2021

Cloudflare, Fastly among CDNs set to become key edge development platform as market grows

The global edge computing market is set to reach $17.8 billion in 2025, according to new figures from GlobalData. A…

Sep 15, 2021

Azion teams up with Radware to block bots at network edge

‘Next-generation’ CDN service provider Azion is teaming up with security vendor Radware to help its customers detect and block malicious…

Aug 22, 2021

CDN second-quarter earnings wrap: who has an edge in serverless growth?

It’s time for earnings reports again, and a look at the results from the major content delivery networks is offering…

Jul 6, 2021

Akamai tries to counter Cloudflare with free tier for edge application service

Akamai recently announced enhancements designed to enable Akamai customers to create and deliver even more exceptional user experiences at the edge….

Apr 27, 2021

Cloudflare to offer Nvidia GPUs for edge AI; will it beat competitors to the punch?

Cloudflare is set to make a jump into the market for edge AI services, announcing a partnership with Nvidia. The…

Apr 13, 2021

Catchpoint’s CEO: Edge performance is not a commodity

A recent conversation about application performance set Catchpoint CEO Mehdi Daoudi on edge—metaphorically speaking. “[I’m] a little bit tired of…

Apr 5, 2021

Akamai report details security incidents in 2020, shows need for edge security

Akamai Technologies, Inc. recently published the State of the Internet / Security report: Adapting to the Unpredictable. The report looks…

Mar 28, 2021

Akamai, Queue-It leverage edge to boost Covid-19 vaccine registration sites

Akamai Technologies, Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with Queue-it, a leader in virtual waiting room software and services, to…

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Stealth startup aims to build edge cloud offering with the help of data center providers

This is a guest post by Phil Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research. Stealth startup Ridge has been…

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Edgegap can be described as a provider of an edge infrastructure platform for online gaming. The company’s technology is used…

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