Highwinds' Whitley Tapped to Present at Next|Video Expo

Posted on Thu, Sep, 18, 2014 @ 14:09 PM

The Next|Video Conference + Expo will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA on October 1-3.

The event brings together video technology decision-makers and equips them with with the latest trends, tips and industry news to stay ahead of the always-changing curve.

Highwinds Director of Solutions Architecture Barry Whitley has been asked to present an informative panel targeting video streamming performance and infrastructure on the Next | STREAMING TECH track.

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Topics: streaming media

Highwinds Extends its Content Delivery Network to Manila

Posted on Tue, Sep, 16, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Customer Demand for Game, Video and Ad Content Supports Infrastructure Growth

NEW YORK – O'REILLY’S VELOCITY – Sept. 16, 2014 Highwinds® today announced the availability of its content delivery network (CDN) in Manila, Philippines. This new point of presence (PoP), which joins several other Highwinds PoPs in the APAC region, was quickly established at the request of customers. Highwinds' Manila PoP is being used for the delivery of media, advertising and games, including content for the world's largest online gaming platform.

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Topics: highwinds, cdn, content delivery network, throughput, response time, pop, gaming, online gaming, advertising, streaming media

Velocity New York 2014: 7 Sessions to See, Meet With Highwinds

Posted on Mon, Sep, 08, 2014 @ 09:09 AM

Highwinds is pleased to be an official sponsor of Velocity New York 2014, being held September 15-17 at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York, NY. Please be sure to stop by and say hello to our team. You can find us at booth 46.

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Topics: cdn pricing, cdn, throughput, response time, CDN performance, velocity, velocity new york 2014

Importance of a CDN to Multi-Platform Game Publishing

Posted on Tue, Aug, 19, 2014 @ 14:08 PM

At gamescom last week I saw a gratifying pattern of publishers making their high-end titles available on many different devices. On multiple occasions, while discussing the benefits of working with a gaming-focused delivery provider like Highwinds GDN, I was asked something to the effect of "Why would I need a CDN when I'm already publishing on Steam and the App Store?"

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Topics: multi-platform, cdn, game delivery network, gdn, game delivery, gamescom

gamescom and GDC Europe: Free Espresso, Things to See and Lots More

Posted on Tue, Aug, 05, 2014 @ 13:08 PM

Highwinds will be in attendance at both gamescom and GDC Europe in Cologne, Germany. gamescom is the largest trade fair and event highlight for interactive games. More than 340,000 visitors celebrated the 'next generation of gaming' at gamescom in 2013.

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Topics: highwinds, cdn, game delivery network, gdn, game delivery, gaming, video games, gaming gdn, gamescom, gdc europe, pc gaming, mobile gaming, online games

Get to Know Your NOC Featuring Marcos

Posted on Wed, Jul, 23, 2014 @ 09:07 AM

The following "Get to Know Your NOC" is the fourth in a series highlighting our employees, their contributions and their interests outside of work. Our support team is here to take your calls 24x7x365. As such, we hope to get to know you on a first name basis.

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Topics: highwinds, cdn, Highwinds careers, NOC, Network Operations Center, technical careers, support, technical support

10 Things to See at Casual Connect USA 2014

Posted on Thu, Jul, 17, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

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

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Topics: casual connect 2014, game delivery network, gdn, game delivery, gaming, casual connect

Why This Is the Most Important Metric When Choosing a CDN

Posted on Tue, Jul, 15, 2014 @ 14:07 PM

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.

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Topics: CDN metric, CDN metrics, cdn, content delivery network, throughput, cedexis, CDN performance

Get to Know Your NOC: Featuring Josh

Posted on Wed, Jun, 04, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

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.

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Topics: Josh, highwinds, cdn, gaming, NOC, Network Operations Center, support

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

Posted on Tue, Jun, 03, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

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.

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Topics: cdn, game delivery network, gdn, gaming, E3, Electronic Entertainment Expo. Highwinds, video games

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