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Press Release -- October 16th, 2012
Source: CDNetworks

CDNetworks Announces Russia Acceleration with 13 Points of Presence and Local Expertise

Companies wanting to reach Russia can now provide fast website performance and a better user experience

San Jose, Calif. – Oct. 16, 2012 – CDNetworks announces Russia Acceleration, delivering dynamic website content and cloud applications from around the world to Russia in milliseconds.  Russian businesses and consumers will benefit from fast web application downloads, dynamic and static website content delivery, and acceleration of cloud content.  CDNetworks Russia Acceleration enables enterprises around the world to extend their offerings throughout Russia as if they are located down the street.

“With our expertise on the ground in Russia and more points of presence than any other cloud acceleration or CDN provider, CDNetworks can help enterprises navigate the unique business and consumer environment as well as offer excellent service to customers and employees,” said Jeff Kim, COO US/EMEA CDNetworks.

CDNetworks’ Russia network is unmatched in both reach and performance, thus providing a fast user experience. Several CDNetworks customers are already using CDNetworks Global Cloud Acceleration to reach Russian customers and employees including a major New York-based online fashion site, a San Francisco-based online marketplace, and the “World’s Weather Authority,” AccuWeather.

“ is very popular in Russia and CDNetworks’ presence there helps us reach those customers quickly as if we are located down the street,” said Steven Smith, CIO, AccuWeather. “We want our customers in Russia to have the same great experience with our site as around the world.”

In addition, CDNetworks has gained traction in media and video content delivery within Russia and globally along with partner MegaFon. “By deploying CDNetworks’ cloud-based infrastructure into our datacenters, we have created the first local CDN in Russia with a truly global reach. We can now offer a higher level of service to our customers that seek to optimize website performance for both local and global audiences,” said Konstantin Solodukhin, Assistant Director General OJSC at MegaFon.

Join Forrester and CDNetworks for a webcast on Reaching Russia in Milliseconds – November 6th at 11:00 Pacific (2:00 Eastern).  Register here:

About CDNetworks
CDNetworks enables mission critical e-business in the world’s most challenging markets. CDNetworks’ unique position as the only multinational CDN with expertise and infrastructure in China and other emerging markets, makes us a trusted technology and business advisor to companies across the highly-competitive industries of software, travel, eCommerce, high tech, manufacturing, media, and gaming. Accelerating performance for more than 17,500 global websites and cloud services, CDNetworks helps businesses get closer to their end users without the limitations of hardware and private networks. Founded in 2000, CDNetworks has offices in the U.S., Korea, China, Japan, and the UK. For more information, please visit:


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