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Blogs

Blog: Innovation In Live Sports Streaming Is Increasing Competition

New technologies are driving a better experience for online sports fans

Blog: Media and Entertainment Companies Know That The Show Must Go On!

How Media and Entertainment CIOs Address Pandemic-Triggered Disruptions

Blog: Protect Online Content With Forensic Watermarking At The CDN Edge

Combine CDN and Edge Compute to future-proof your organization

Blog: 5G Will Open The Door To Many Innovations With Realtime Video Streaming

Live streaming events will be enhanced for virtual viewers

Blog: Prevent Online Traffic Jams With A Content Delivery Network (CDN)

CDNs distribute traffic loads widely versus a centralized location

Blog: Deploying Low Latency Streaming to Differentiate Streaming Services

Preparing for the future of streaming with viewer interactivity

Blog: Game On! CDNs Take Live Sports Video To The Next Level

Find out how leading streamers are using CDNs for content delivery

Blog: Edge Cloud and 5G Combine To Reduce Latency

How to prepare for a faster, more distributed world

Blog: State of Online Gaming 2021 Report

Learn about global online video game playing preferences

Blog: Ultra-low Latency Video Streaming Offers New Ways To Engage Viewers

Ultra-low latency creates opportunities for advancement and innovation

Blog: Implementing a Multi CDN Strategy: 5 Things You Need to Know

Multiple CDNs promise even greater levels of availability and performance

Blog: How Last-Mile Providers Can Gain CDN Benefits

By leveraging a CDN, service providers can reduce costs and provide new services to generate revenue and increase margins

Blog: See Why IDC Believes the Future of Video Streaming is Bright

A perfect storm in the evolution of video streaming is creating new uses cases

Blog: IDC’s 2021 Outlook for Edge Services

Edge services have quickly become a top priority for technology decision makers in a wide range of industries. Learn more

Blog: New Bit-and-Piece DDoS Attacks Emerged in 2020

Are you protected from new and emerging types of DDoS attacks? DDoS mitigation solutions can help guard your business against bit-and-piece DDoS attacks

Blog: 7 Ways Edge Innovations Are Transforming Online Experiences

The days of one-size-fits-all online experiences are over. Audiences, content owners, advertisers, delivery providers and technology providers are demanding better

Blog: Goodbye Snow Days! EdTech is here to stay

EdTech has helped increase access to quality education and remove geographic barriers by improving video content delivery to under-served students

CDN Insights Podcast: Episode 3 — 2021 Video Predictions

In episode 3 of the CDN Insights Podcast, Steve Miller-Jones joins to share with us his predictions for video streaming in 2021

Blog: Five Tips for Choosing the Right CDN for Video Delivery

There are many options on the market and decision makers need to keep a few things in mind when trying to choose the right one

Blog: On the Edge of Your Seat?

We’re kicking off 2021 with a series of free, informative, live webinars you don’t want to miss—especially this one

Blog: Limelight Networks Takes Livestreaming to the Next Level

People everywhere are watching online video to get in on the action – for live sports, gaming, auctions and the list goes on.

CDN Insights Podcast: Episode 2 — State of Online Video 2020

In this episode, we discuss Limelight’s newest market research report, The State of Online Video 2020, which explores behaviors and habits around online video.

Blog: Limelight CDN and Serverless Provisioning Using Terraform

Configure CDN and serverless edge compute services with Terraform from Hashicorp using the verified Limelight Provider

Blog: SmartPurge Simplifies Time-Sensitive Online Content Removal

Limelight’s SmartPurge removes individual items or large volumes of content from anywhere in the world in milliseconds and provides instant confirmation reports

Blog: Presidential Debate #2

Overall Viewership 27% Higher in Last Presidential Debate

Blog: Vice Presidential Debate 2020

Americans Tuned in to the Vice-presidential Debate, Especially in Key States

Blog: Presidential Debate #1

Limelight Viewership Up 48% Compared to Typical Tuesday Night Traffic

Blog: Get an Edge on Innovation with EdgeFunctions

With EdgeFunctions now available, improving online experiences, workflows and customized content delivery just got easier for developers

Blog: Ed-Tech Comes of Age—Overnight!

In just a few short months, remote learning went from a burgeoning business to a virtual lifeline for students and families everywhere

Podcast: Conversation with Dan Rayburn

We're excited to launch a new podcast series, CDN Insights, which explores topics tailored for the CDN industry

Blog: Developer Central

A one-stop resource that puts Limelight Innovation in developers’ hands

Blog: The Developer’s Delivery Edge

A wealth of new developer tools make it easier than ever to automate and integrate your streaming video and content delivery

Blog: Bot Manager vs. WAF: Why You Actually Need Both

Websites and mobile apps are coming under increasing threats from an array of sophisticated cyberattacks, including bots

Bob Lento: COVID-19 Update

Blog: How Video is Changing the World 2020

There has been a seismic shift in global viewing habits and how the impact video is now having on work, social connections and leisure activities

Blog: Politics & Pumpkin Pie: Washington & Lee students lead the way

Every four years, the students of Washington & Lee host a Mock Convention to simulate the presidential nomination process

Blog: Limelight adds Live Push Ingest for live stream delivery

Limelight Live Push Ingest allows you to push streaming media segments and manifests to Limelight for live distribution

Blog: EdgeFunctions

Serverless computing for real-world applications

Blog: Gen Z: The Global Game Changers

The main obstacle all gamers face is latency. Whether playing casually or competing online

Blog: The State of Online Gaming – 2020

Online gaming is increasing in popularity as a top entertainment option, especially among younger audiences

Blog: Paroles d’Expert

Thibaud Regeard, Solution Engineer basé à Paris, explique les bases de fonctionnement d’un CDN, son utilité et ses facteurs clés de performance.

Blog: State of Online Video 2019

The results are in and people around the world are watching more online video than ever before

Blog: Cashing In On the Biggest Sales of the Year

Singles’ Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the most highly anticipated online sales events

Blog: OTT Streaming is Moving Closer to the Edge

Streaming has gone from being a nascent business model to a technology that changed the way we consume video

Blog: Alexa – Where’s My Phone?

Takeaways from the State of Digital Lifestyles 2019 Market Research Report

Blog: 2019 British Open

Streaming Global Sporting Events

Blog: 2019 Tour de France

Streaming Global Sporting Events

Blog: Wimbledon 2019

Streaming Global Sporting Events

Blog: 2019 Women's World Cup

Streaming Global Sporting Events

Blog: New Faces at Limelight

Tom Marth and Mike Palackdharry join the team

Blog: Post NAB 2019

The top three buzzworthy topics at this year’s show included 5G mobile service, 8K TV, and Next-Gen TV

Blog: Online Gaming Continues Growth in Playing and Viewing Times

State of Online Gaming 2019 market research shows the popularity of online gaming continues to grow

Blog: Key Questions to Ask Before Choosing an Online Video Platform

Knowing the right questions to ask during the evaluation will make the selection process easier

Blog: Limelight Expands Developer Toolkit

Adding a faster CDN to your content delivery environment is now easier than ever

Blog: Limelight and Linode: Partners in Edge Computing

Both companies are focused on delivering a superior end user performance and providing customers with support around the clock

Blog: Limelight Realtime Streaming Takes Centre Stage at IBC 2018

The importance of sub-second latency to the broadcast and media community was highlighted by two awards for Limelight Realtime Streaming

Blog: The State of Online Video 2018

Viewership Is Up While Consumer Expectations Rise

Blog: Scaling Realtime Streaming to Reach Global Audiences

Focuses on technical aspects, such as scaling, redundancy, resiliency, and robustness

Blog: Creating Interactive Social Experiences that Increase Viewer Engagement

This blog will focus on the possibilities interactive live online video experience open up

Blog: Changing How Online Audiences Experience Live Events

A primary complaint with watching live sports and other realtime events, is the delay between the broadcast feed and the online stream

Blog: Unleash Now at IBC 2018

At IBC, we will launch our realtime steaming solution, and you will be able to watch live sub-second global streaming in action

Blog: Options for Boosting CDN Performance with Origin Storage

To help accomplish their objectives, many businesses use content delivery networks (CDNs), which can deliver content found in cache

Blog: Limelight’s QA Automation Improvements Help Provide a Best-in-Class CDN for Customers

Blog: The State of Digital Lifestyles 2018

Consumers have become increasingly dependent on internet-connected digital devices

Blog: 2017 Super Bowl Pulls in Third-Highest Market Rating

For Fox, the game was the network’s highest metered market rating ever

Blog: The State of Online Gaming 2018

Gaming goes mainstream for both playing and watching

Blog: Separating the Good from the Bad – Intelligent Bot Management Solution

Although a large percentage of bots are malicious, many bots perform vital functions on the internet

Blog: Reducing Origin Server Load

Delivering content at scale always has associated challenges

Blog: With a Lot of Money on the Line, Technology Follows—Low-Latency Live Video Streaming

The new technologies coming to bear to solve the latency gap

Blog: Multiple Solutions for Low-Latency Live Video Streaming

Delivering low latency live streams is essential for live sports and online gaming

Blog: Delivering Rights Protected Video Content with Multi-DRM

MMD OD Multi-DRM On The Fly (OTF) is designed for customers who want to dynamically set license policies and apply encryption

Blog: Origin Storage: Infrequent Access

You want to deliver your gold content with gold performance, fast and responsive for every user

Blog: Limelight Partners Up with Tencent Cloud

Tencent Cloud is one of the largest companies in Asia, to help meet the growing demand for content delivery in China

Blog: Limelight DDoS Attack Interceptor Service

To help organizations protect against attacks, Limelight DDoS Attack Interceptor (DAI), part of our comprehensive Cloud Security Services suite

Blog: Migration Made Easy

Got a library of content? If so, you know that migrating content from one system to another can be time-consuming and expensive.

Blog: Limelight’s Ongoing Technology Investments Deliver Greater Capacity and Performance

Enhancements to our global infrastructure deliver breakthrough improvements

Blog: Keep Customers Coming Back for More

Limelight explores customer expectations and how you can maximize online revenue and customer satisfaction.

Blog: Great Origin Stories

Case studies that highlight how Limelight customers are using this high-performance, high-availability, highly automated storage to solve business challenges