CDNetworks

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CDNetworks
Private
IndustryContent Delivery Network, Cloud Security
Founded2000; 19 years ago (2000)
HeadquartersHong Kong, China
ProductsGlobal content delivery network for static and dynamic content
Managed DNS
Media acceleration
DDoS protection
Cloud storage
Web application firewall (WAF)
Enterprise Application Security
Bot Manager
Number of employees
400+
DivisionsUSA, EMEA, Japan, China, South Korea, India, Canada, Hong Kong, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore
Websitehttps://www.cdnetworks.com

Founded in 2000, CDNetworks is a full-service content delivery network (CDN) which provides technology, network infrastructure, and customer services for the delivery of Internet content and applications. The company is positioning itself as a multinational provider of content delivery services, with a particular emphasis on emerging Internet markets, including South America, India and China. The company's content delivery network consists of 169 Point of Presence (PoPs) on six continents, with over 30 locations in Russia and China. Services include CDN, video acceleration, DDoS protection, cloud storage, cloud access security broker (CASB), web application firewall (WAF) and managed DNS with cloud load balancing. Key differentiators include a large number of global PoPs, good network presence in China and Russia, and high-profile clients such as Forbes, Samsung and Hyundai. CDNetworks has offices in the U.S., South Korea, China, Japan, UK and Singapore.

History[edit]

On December 20, 2007, CDNetworks raised $96.5 million from Oak Investment Partners, Shinhan Private Equity and Goldman Sachs International.[1]

On February 25, 2009, CDNetworks acquired Panther Express.[2]

On October 21, 2011, Japanese Telco KDDI bought Content Delivery Network CDNetworks for $167 million.[3]

On 26 March, 2017, Wangsu Science & Technology bought 100% of shares from KDDI for $185.72 million.[4]

Initiatives[edit]

CDNetworks participates with OpenDNS, Google Public DNS, and other CDNs in an open initiative called "The Global Internet Speedup" to improve the Internet for users around the world.. This collaboration is being done through an open IETF proposed standard called "edns-client-subnet" which helps better direct content to users thereby decreasing latency, decreasing congestion, increasing transfer speeds and helping the Internet to scale faster and further.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Korean CDN CDNetworks Raises $96.5 Million To Fuel International Expansion". Gigaom. December 20, 2007.
  2. ^ "CDNetworks Buys Smaller CDN Rival Panther Express". CBS News. February 25, 2009.
  3. ^ "Japanese Telco KDDI Buys Content Delivery Network CDNetworks For $167 Million". Techcrunch. October 21, 2011.
  4. ^ "Content Delivery Specialist Goes Global with $186 Million Purchase". February 23, 2017.

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