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Press Release -- May 4th, 2011
Source: Cotendo
Tags: CDN, Content Delivery

Cotendo to be First Content Acceleration Services Provider for New Red Hat OpenShift PaaS Targeted for the Enterprise

Cotendo joins other leading providers of critical services as part of the first PaaS targeted to enterprise developers focused on open source solutions

Sunnyvale, California, USA – May 4, 2011 – Cotendo, an innovative fast-growing Content Delivery Network (CDN) and Value-Added Site Acceleration services provider, announced today at the Red Hat Summit its selection by leading open source solutions provider Red Hat as the first provider of Content Acceleration services for Red Hat’s new and unique OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). OpenShift is the first PaaS designed specifically for developers who build on open source products. For the launch of OpenShift, Red Hat has partnered with a select group of leading providers across a broad spectrum of development needs including IDE, security, data storage, and content acceleration, to create the most user-friendly, flexible and transparent PaaS in the cloud computing space.

OpenShift users will be able to quickly deploy and manage a variety of Cotendo’s services, including static and dynamic content acceleration, SSL, SEO tools for search engine crawler tracking, content delivery monitoring, CDN load-balancing for management of multiple CDNs, and other offerings. These service offerings include unique innovations such as Cloudlet™modules, sophisticated software that moves business logic out into the Cotendo cloud close to the end user providing unprecedented delivery of dynamic content. In addition, PageSpeed Automatic, Cotendo’s breakthrough adaptation of Google’s open source mod_pagespeed module provides automated on-the-fly HTML code optimization in the CDN to accelerate delivery.

Management and deployment of Cotendo services for OpenShift users will take place through a single user-friendly portal and OpenShift customers will enjoy the same intense and prompt customer support as all other Cotendo users. “Cotendo has an impressive record of innovation, powerful acceleration capabilities, and close alignment with the core values of our open source user base – transparency, control, and flexibility,” said Sarangan Rangachari, senior director, Cloud Ecosystem at Red Hat. “For our developer community, moving quickly from develop to deploy to deliver is key. With Cotendo, developers can deploy their applications in minutes and accelerate their content when and where they need it.”

“By joining OpenShift, Cotendo gains access to an enormous audience of enterprise developers who will appreciate our relentless focus on Web performance, technology innovation, scalability, transparency and control,” says Omri Iluz, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Cotendo. “More than ever before enterprise applications require crisp delivery of dynamic content and optimization of Web traffic to both improve performance and reduce load on origin servers. Cotendo’s technology can accelerate application delivery by between 2x and 10x while delivering instant scalability and real-time changes in content.”

Cotendo’s Omri Illuz, Director of Strategic Partnerships, will be presenting at Red Hat Summit on Wednesday May 4th, for more information visit:

With Cotendo integrated to OpenShift, developers can focus more on building their code and less on worrying about how fast that code is delivered, how it is cached, and how well it is optimized for specific devices or for geographic locations. Cotendo users on OpenShift will, likewise, gain the benefit of the constant product improvements and never ending technology development that have made Cotendo the premiere provider of innovative acceleration services for global businesses that insist on the fastest, most efficient and most reliable delivery of their content −anywhere in the world on any device.

About Cotendo

Cotendo is a fast growing innovative provider of CDN and Site Acceleration services and a leader in creation of technologies that allow website operators and large enterprises to dramatically improve Web performance and radically simplify content delivery management. Cotendo’s customer base includes Fortune 500 enterprises, Tier 1 telecommunications providers and the world’s largest social networks, eCommerce sites, and advertising networks, Cotendo’s unique suite of software-based content acceleration offerings provide unprecedented site performance, transparency and application-level management capabilities as well as granular content delivery flexibility, and best-in-class content acceleration capabilities. The company’s management team is comprised of acknowledged innovators in intelligent content management and content delivery networks and has been honored with awards including the Red Herring Top 100, AlwaysOn Global 250 Private Companies, the MIT TR Top 50 Most Innovative companies, and the Businessweek Top 50 tech start-ups. Founded in 2008, Cotendo is funded by Sequoia Capital, Benchmark Capital and Tenaya Capital. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with R&D based in Israel. For more information about Cotendo and its CDN and Site Acceleration Services Suite, visit

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