Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Limelight Signs Microsoft for CDN Services

Limelight Networks announced a major new technology and services agreement with Microsoft under which Limelight will help improve the performance, scalability, and reliability of Internet delivery of media content and online services, including video, music, games, software, and social media, across Microsoft's global Internet properties. Microsoft's web sites serve 460 million unique users per month worldwide.

Under the deal, Microsoft and Limelight will cross-license certain technologies, consider joint development projects in the future, and cooperate on extending and improving their respective technology infrastructures.

Microsoft and Limelight have also entered into a multi-year relationship under which Limelight Networks will continue to provide global media streaming and content delivery services to Microsoft.

The new technology and services agreement is aimed at radically improving user experiences across Internet media properties of Microsoft's globally scaled internet services, which today serve over 460 million unique users per month worldwide.


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