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Time Warner outage and what it teaches about CDN latency – and the importance of a Multi-CDN Strategy

byPete Mastinon Comments0

Wednesday morning TW had a significant network outage. Various reporting about the outage has it starting at roughly 4:30 ET and ending roughly sometime before 8pm ET. We at Cedexis thought it might be interesting to see what impact this outage had on 5 major CDNs. We have spoken a lot recently about availability measurements

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Cedexis in Amsterdam: September 12-16, 2014

byFlorenceon Comments0

Next month, September 12-16, more than 50,000 digital communications industry professionals from 170 countries will gather in Amsterdam for the annual IBC (International Broadcasting Convention). IBC Amsterdam features 1,400 exhibitors and 14 exhibition rooms engaged in three main digital areas: Creation Management Content delivery Cedexis will showcase its two top innovations: IMPACT and SLA Management. We will also feature our other

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Routing Adventures in Internet Land

byPete Mastinon Comments1

Every morning, you navigate to websites from your home, in your car from your smartphone or from your corporate network. In each case, you traverse at least three or more networks of three or more different operators. These three operators have probably made entirely different technical decisions in the course of building and managing their

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Cedexis strengthens executive team

byPete Mastinon Comments0

Industry veterans Rony Lerner and Eric Butler Join Cloud Optimization Firm Portland, Oregon— August 5, 2014 —Cedexis, the leading provider of cloud-based global load balancing solutions, announced today the appointment of Rony Lerner as Vice President of Engineering and Eric Butler as Senior Director of Product. The appointment of these Product and Engineering executives comes

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Major outage by Major CDN provider. What RUM tells us. And why a Multi-CDN strategy makes the most sense.

byPete Mastinon Comments1

Last Thursday, 17th of July, one of the big CDNs had a major outage. The duration was between 45 and 70 minutes – depending on what ISP you were on. We have spoken a great deal recently about Micro-outages and their impact. The outage last thursday was a different beast. It was a pretty complete

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Why Micro-Outages are the speed bumps of the Internet

byPete Mastinon Comments3

In previous posts I have written about the concept of “Micro-Outages”. These outages: Usually last between 5-20 minutes. Are sometimes limited to a subset of the 40k+ ASN/ISP’s that exists in the world Typically do not violate a SLA (for duration reasons mostly) or if they do so, it’s minimally. Are sometimes undetected by synthetic

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Net Neutrality, RUM data helps governments and corporations make better decisions

byRob Malnation Comments0

In a previous post we spoke about how the French association GESTE (The leading French Internet Media Association) has adopted Cedexis Radar as the mechanism for QoE reporting and monitoring of ISPs. The quarterly published report is used to compare and contrast any differentiated treatment of the top 20 French Media websites (and mobile apps) by ISPs

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