Sunday, September 24, 2006

Microsoft Renews Xbox Live Hosting Contract with Limelight

Microsoft has renewed an agreement under which the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment service utilizes Limelight Networks' high-performance content delivery network. Limelight currently provide more than 1,000 heavily trafficked rich-media content library items -- spanning on-demand games and other multimedia content -- to the full network of Xbox Live subscribers. Financial terms were not disclosed.

:The fast-growing library of extremely popular games for Xbox Live -- led by the likes of Halo 2, Gears of War as well as premium sports titles -- has been key to its leadership among online game platforms," said Erik Gabler, senior vice president business development for Limelight Networks.


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