TITLE

Amazon Enters Content Delivery Business

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;11/18/2008, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Amazon.com has entered the delivery network business with the CloudFront pay-as-you-go service. CloudFront will pick up transport and deliver web content for commercial entities using a network of its servers. A content delivery network (CDN), which speeds up web performance, reroutes data traffic through strategically placed servers. CloudFront utilizes the same network and storage resources as Amazon's other web services including the Simple Storage Service (S3) and Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
ACCESSION #
36586187

 

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