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Samsung working with Akamai to boost mobile delivery

We have spoken at length about both the challenges and benefits of the surge in the use of mobile devices to access the internet, and with good reason given the way in which consumers are overwhelmingly turning away from traditional PCs to mobile devices as they view the web make they purchases. This is putting a real strain on global networks as they try and deal with data and mobile delivery.

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Virtual CDN demonstrated by Akamai and Juniper

Virtual CDN concepts have been becoming increasingly more enticing as internet traffic surges on the back of increased demand from online video delivery. With services such as Netflix, Vimeo and YouTube delivering record amounts of data to their users, Akamai, the leading content delivery network (CDN) provider and Juniper Networks, a leader in network innovation, have teamed up to demonstrate an Elastic Content Delivery Network.

This virtual CDN network is designed to allow network operators to address the scalability challenges experienced during peak demand such as when new videos are released or during live streaming events.

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