MaxCDN.com chosen to accelerate social media news Website Mashable.com
January 10, 2010 | David Henzel
Mashable.com, the Internet’s largest social media news and information Website selects MaxCDN.com to provide content delivery network (CDN) services.
Los Angeles, CA – January 10, 2010—MaxCDN.com, a leading Los Angeles-based content delivery network (CDN) provider announces today that they are formally accelerating Mashable.com, the Internet largest social media news blog’ content around the world using its World-Class Anycast IP network. MaxCDN.com provides full WordPress CDN integration and static file acceleration and compression.
“We are extremely happy and proud to announce the partnership between MaxCDN and Mashable,” said Ben Neumann, MaxCDN’s Chief Executive Officer. “Being chosen to accelerate Mashable.com is a testament to the exceptional quality and reliability of our private CDN network.”
Mashable came to MaxCDN in 2009 wanting to take their content delivery network integration to the next level with custom features and requirements that were not offered at their previous CDN. MaxCDN’s team quickly went to work to develop the tools and system infrastructure necessary to meet Mashable’s demanding requirements. After an initial plan was created, Mashable was successful implemented, and fully integrated on the MaxCDN platform, in less then a week.
“Mashable’s readership has more than tripled this year and we needed a way to maintain a good user experience, MaxCDN makes that possible,” said Frederick Townes, CTO of Mashable. “I don’t know what we would have done without them and their support team.”
Since implementation, Mashable.com has already seen lower latency times, decreased page load times and nearly a 30% reduction in bandwidth usage through the static file compression, MaxCDN.com provides.
About Mashable Founded in July 2005, Mashable is the world’s largest blog focused exclusively on Web 2.0 and Social Networking news. With more than 15 million monthly page views, Mashable.com is the most prolific blog reviewing new Web sites and services, publishing breaking news on what’s new on the web. Please visit mashable.com for more information.
About MaxCDN.com MaxCDN (http://www.MaxCDN.com) offers the one of the lowest cost content delivery services in the world. It was founded with two main goals in mind; bring high-end CDN services to all Internet users, and make website acceleration affordable enough for the average website owner without jeopardizing quality. MaxCDN.com is built upon a solid framework and its’ employees are well trained and educated in today’ latest technology standards and patterns. The company is privately held, and headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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