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February 17, 2022
Akamai's $900 million acquisition of IaaS vendor Linode would add a distributed computing platform to Akamai's content delivery network. The deal is expected to close this quarter.
September 11, 2019
Peer-to-peer content delivery network technology from Streamroot will enable CenturyLink to reach underserved areas and offer more services to customers.
July 10, 2019
Cisco plans to buy Acacia for $2.6 billion. Cisco's acquisition will make it a direct supplier of optical interconnects for the data centers of carriers and service providers.
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The SR-IOV specification gives network administrators another tool for workload optimization. While SR-IOV could offer many benefits, it does have its drawbacks. Continue Reading
Doug Downer gives an overview of Content Delivery Network (CDN) technology and its components, which bring together the functionality of file access, caching, multimedia delivery and application processing. Continue Reading