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10 Things to See at Casual Connect USA 2014

  
  
  
  
Casual Connect USA 2014

Highwinds will be in attendance at Casual Connect USA 2014 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, July 22-24.

Why This Is the Most Important Metric When Choosing a CDN

  
  
  
  
Highwinds GDN

Throughput defined: in communication networks, such as Ethernet or packet radio, throughput or network throughput is the rate of successful message delivery over a communication channel.

Get to Know Your NOC: Featuring Josh

  
  
  
  
Josh in the NOC

At Highwinds, we believe strongly that to offer the best products and support, you need to hire "A" players at every position. The following "Get to Know Your NOC" is the third in a series highlighting our employees, their contributions and their interests outside of work. We're here to take your calls 24x7x365. As such, we hope to get to know you on a first name basis.

E3 2014: 5 Things to See, Helpful Links and More

  
  
  
  
E3 2014

Highwinds will be in attendance at E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 10-12. E3 is the world's premier trade show for computer and video games and related products. The show is owned by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the U.S. association dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of the companies, publishing interactive games for video game consoles, handheld devices, personal computers and the Internet.

Highwinds Powers Playwire Content Delivery

  
  
  
  
Highwinds Powers PlaywireBy Jayson Dubin, Chief Executive Officer at Playwire and Intergi

Article originally published in May/June 2014 issue of Video Edge Magazine.

Playwire is a video content monetization platform that was established to provide publishers and content creators with a profitable alternative to hosting and coding their videos online.

Video content captures the attention of audiences and increases user engagement, but it's an expensive asset to create and manage. There are the upfront production costs of shooting and editing video content, and there's also a laundry list of hidden back-end costs that publishers have to think about.



Completion Ratio: Your Game Delivery Success Depends on It

  
  
  
  
Completion Ratio

At Highwinds we've had a lot of fun and interesting conversations over the years with a wide range of game developers and gaming publishers. It's always exciting to watch a small company launch their first game and see them grow, and it's a thrill to watch an established company launch a new project and continue their business down new paths. Every project and team is different, with their own goals and requirements, but being a partner in their business is always an engaging and interesting experience.

Highwinds Network Grows Even Stronger in Brazil

  
  
  
  

The Highwinds Brazil presence in LATAM is now even stronger as we've completed our newest (and fifth overall) point of presence (PoP) in Brazil.

CCP Games Taps the Power of Highwinds Game Delivery Network for EVE Online

  
  
  
  

WINTER PARK, Fla. – April 30, 2014 Highwinds® today announced that its Game Delivery Network™ (GDN™) is being leveraged for the delivery of the popular EVE Online massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. EVE’s creator, CCP Games, began working with Highwinds two years ago, and while the business relationship was initially established as a secondary content delivery network (CDN) to CCP’s incumbent provider, Highwinds GDN has since become the primary CDN for downloads and updates of EVE Online.

Highwinds to Sponsor 2014 Unlock Gaming Summit

  
  
  
  
Highwinds to Sponsor 2014 Unlock Gaming Summit

Highwinds is pleased to be an official sponsor of the 2014 Unlock Gaming Summit, being held April 23-25 at the Torrey Pines Resort in San Diego, CA.

Get to Know Your NOC: Featuring JP

  
  
  
  
JP in the NOC

At Highwinds, we believe strongly that to offer the best products and support, you need to hire "A" players at every position. The following "Get to Know Your NOC" is the second in a series highlighting our employees, their contributions and their interests outside of work.  

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