Limelight Networks announced the immediate availability of Flash video streaming for its industry-leading Content Delivery Network. Leveraging Macromedia Flash Communication Server technology, the new Limelight Flash video streaming service, combined with Limelight's Content Delivery Network brings a new level of scalability plus a worldwide infrastructure that enables content providers to reach the largest audiences of users who want to instantly view movies and other bandwidth-intensive video content without waiting for content to load and without downloading additional player programs.
Flash video allows companies to deliver customized video experiences with movies and trailers, TV shows, broadcast media, advertising and major events in an environment that lets them control all aspects of interaction and brand delivery to end users. By integrating Flash Communication Server technology licensed from Macromedia, the Limelight Content Delivery Network enables publishers to easily distribute video and music across multiple platforms and browsers to audiences of any size.
Limelight is an established provider of distributed Internet delivery of video and music to large audiences for many of the leading names in the media and entertainment industry. Limelight's new Flash capability enhances that distributed delivery capability with Macromedia Flash video streaming technology. Limelight is also offering a Secure Flash video streaming option as a standard feature at no additional cost to all Flash video streaming customers.
Limelight Networks has focused on the delivery issues that drive audience experience with a Content Delivery Network uniquely designed for live and on-demand broadband streaming to large audiences. Key features include: massive provisioning to broadband Internet providers; high-capacity media backbone; massive and highly-scalable storage and delivery, and a high-bandwidth media delivery architecture. Limelight's international content delivery network comprises distribution points in New York, London, Amsterdam, Chicago, San Jose, Seattle, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami and Ashburn.
Privately held Limelight Networks is the leading content delivery network for Internet distribution of video, music, games and downloads. Limelight's advanced content delivery network provides the world's top media companies high-performance, cost-effective delivery of media and software via the Internet, making Limelight Networks the content delivery network of choice for 400 world-class customers including Akimbo, ABC Radio Networks, Belo Interactive, "BuyMusic" @ Buy.com, DreamWorks, LLC, IFILM, Live365, Marimba, Musicmatch - Yahoo!, NC Interactive, NPR, Real Networks Rhapsody, Radio Free Virgin, and Valve Software. For more information, visit www.limelightnetworks.com/.