B6: Understanding Cloud & CDN-Hybrid Strategies


As cloud data centers become ubiquitously available across the globe, are they becoming high-performance, low-costs, options for media delivery at the expense of CDNs? With increasingly rich media driving up bandwidth usage and interactivity, cloud hosted origins have a role to play. This talk will discuss business drivers for hybrid-CDN and review a number of case studies that show how online media (website, media, video, advertising) companies are implementing these strategies, to improve end user experience while also containing content delivery costs.