How a social gaming company achieved 8X faster access to Amazon web services

The Tigers were about to beat The Warriors at a multiplayer real-time strategy video game and win the Gaming World Championship Playoffs when a series of network issues hit the tournament. The lag caused the playoffs to be rescheduled, and The Warriors ended up winning the rematch and the $2 million prize money. You can […]

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Why Cloud Networking Solutions from Traditional CDN Vendors Won’t Work

EVP, StreamingMedia.com and Principal Analyst, Frost & Sullivan, Dan Rayburn, in his recent blog, talked about how traditional CDN vendors are looking at the larger WAN market, and are introducing cloud networking solutions for global businesses. Dan also observes that it is likely most CDN providers will find it difficult to set foot in an […]

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Forget the edge. Here’s the Real Cloud Networking Solution. . .

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen news coming from the old-school networking incumbents announcing that they are making moves to improve the performance of cloud-based applications. It’s no secret that the future of enterprise apps is in the cloud, so when we hear about “cloud networks” and “acceleration to branch offices,” we expect to […]

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Why deploying Office 365 and other cloud services globally could spark an end-user revolt

IT is embracing the cloud like never before. Why? Because the value is easy to quantify, and the ROI is compelling. As more businesses shift to the cloud, major cloud providers are tripping over each other to try to woo customers through lower prices, more features, and even easier-to-use UIs. Companies that delivered all of […]

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