Akamai Content Delivery Network to Power Rackspace CDN
By Stephen Brown | | 0
Akamai content delivery network customers are treated to a high performance and user friendly experience thanks to the CDN provider’s quality and comprehensive global network. With points of presence located around the world, they are able to provide blistering performance and unparalleled coverage. It is because of this that the Akamai content delivery network is one of the leading CDNs in the world.
As the CDN market has become more competitive, many new companies are stepping up to provide CDN services. The latest is Rackspace, a leading managed cloud provider. Thanks to the reputation of the Akamai content delivery network, Rackspace have announced that their CDN offering will be powered by Akamai Technologies, with Rackspace customers being offered one click access to Akamai’s industry-leading CDN services via the Rackspace portal.
Akamai Content Delivery Network Integration Benefits
“The integration of Akamai’s CDN into our cloud platform allows us to create an on demand, utility-based, content delivery solution, which expands the Rackspace managed cloud portfolio,” said Steve Crusenberry, senior vice president, infrastructure at Rackspace, as he spoke of the development. “As more of our customers focus on the performance of their digital platform, our new CDN solution will give them a faster, more reliable way to deliver website content to their customers across the world. Our relationship with Akamai is an example of our commitment to provide Fanatical Support with industry leading technologies for all of our customers. We’re proud to be fulfilling our commitment with today’s launch of Rackspace CDN.”
“Through this strategic relationship, Rackspace customers can benefit from even easier, faster access to the global scale, reach and performance of the Akamai CDN,” said John Sconyers, senior director, Cloud Services Partners, Akamai. “This integration can help users quickly turn on CDN capabilities, using APIs, through Rackspace and immediately take advantage of the ability to offload full web sites and web applications.”