This week, AT&T announced a bold new strategic alliance with Akamai Networks, a combination that offers unparalleled reach and scope in the Content Delivery Network (CDN) marketplace. The real winners? Businesses looking for a powerful, global, feature-rich CDN with faster access to over 100 million users of mobile, Wi-Fi, Broadband, and Internet TV services.
Let’s look at just a few ways this alliance will shape the industry and offer businesses superior tools to deliver faster content and improved application performance to users.
A Stronger Content Delivery Network
Businesses get more features, more reach, and more control, backed by AT&T service and support. Here’s how:
More Features. Whether businesses need essential CDN services to reduce network traffic and improve end user experiences, or more complex optimization and acceleration services, the new AT&T CDN delivers — mobile content optimization, dynamic site acceleration, cloud acceleration, broadcast and advertising services, and more.
More Reach. In the United States, more than 100 million mobile, broadband, public Wi-Fi, and U-Verse customers get faster network access. Our new CDN, powered by Akamai, can deliver content to these users faster and more reliably than ever before.
More Control. A Content Control Center offers crisp, granular control of CDN features and services. One site to manage content delivery details, rules, app acceleration, and content optimization. Business demands are supported through a secure, flexible application with customizable permissions.
By marrying the premier network service provider with the largest provider of content delivery services, this alliance opens a world of possibilities for content owners, and delivers content, apps, and cloud services faster for end users and customers.