Latest Content Delivery Network (CDN) publications

District court rules against Cloudflare in anti-piracy suit

A Florida district court has ruled that Cloudflare, the content delivery network (CDN), is not protected from anti-piracy injunctions by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). As a result, Cloudflare may be held responsible for activities undertaken in support of torrent websites that have been served anti-piracy injunctions. This decision serves as a clarification of… Read More

Cloudflare announces global data centre expansion, begins in Armenia

Multinational content delivery network (CDN) provider Cloudflare has announced that it plans to launch a series of new data centres across five continents, beginning with a facility in Yerevan, Armenia. The new centre will be Cloudflare’s 37th data centre in Asia, and its 103rd globally. The company hopes that the new deployment will allow for… Read More

Towards application-specific edge delivery networks

Kris Beevers, CEO of NS1, discusses why global businesses are increasingly taking on the cost and complexity of building and operating their own edge delivery networks… There is a fascinating trend among many of the ‘top internet’ firms: they are building their own edge delivery networks to service their applications, taking down co-located or cloud infrastructure… Read More

ChinaCache to sell data centre business for ¥221.2 million

Chinese CDN and cloud services provider ChinaCache International has announced its plans to sell 79% of its data centre business Xin Run Technology for a total of ¥221.2 million (approx. £26 million) in cash before fees and expenses. The Beijing-based company confirmed that the data centre assets would be bought by a consortium of Chinese… Read More

Cloudflare can be ordered to disclose ‘science pirates’ website owner details

A federal judge in the southern district of New York has ruled that global CDN provider Cloudflare can be issued with a subpoena to provide details about a customer who used its services to provide access to copyrighted science papers and other academic literature. The ruling was filed on 20th October in reference to a… Read More