Milestone Reached with Patent for Method of Content Delivery
TEMPE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Limelight Networks (NASDAQ:LLNW, news, filings), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced that it reached an innovation milestone when the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued Limelight its 100th patent.
“This latest patent represents an important milestone, and underscores the rich tradition of innovation at Limelight,” said chief executive officer, Bob Lento. “We provide the environment and the resources for our employees to pursue research, which has resulted in advancements that have benefited, and will continue to benefit, our customers, our company, and our industry. I’m proud of these innovations and the employees who created them.”
US Patent 8,750,155 addresses systems and methods for optimizing the performance of an Internet connection between an edge server and a user device, dynamically configuring the connection based on the content, current network conditions, the device’s performance, and other factors. By adjusting the connection configuration to address fluctuating conditions and varying content types, overall delivery performance – and as a result, the user’s content experience – is significantly improved.
The USPTO has now granted 100 of Limelight’s innovative patent applications in the key technology areas for content delivery networking (CDN) – including cloud storage solutions, video delivery solutions, content delivery performance, and web page acceleration. Limelight’s first patent was issued in 2007.
Limelight has more than 1,200 customers across the globe, and operates one of the world’s largest private content delivery networks. With more than 9 tbps egress capacity and more than 55 petabytes of cloud storage, Limelight’s massively scalable, global network superbly delivers digital content for customers on any device around the world.
Limelight Networks (NASDAQ: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, empowers customers to better engage digital audiences by enabling them to manage and deliver digital content on any device, anywhere in the world. The company’s award winning Limelight Orchestrate™ platform includes an integrated suite of content delivery technology and services that helps organizations deliver exceptional multi-screen experiences, improve brand awareness, drive revenue, and enhance customer relationships — all while reducing costs. For more information, please visit www.limelight.com, read our blog, and be sure to follow us on Twitter® at www.twitter.com/llnw.
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