New AT&T Content Delivery Network Offer Accelerates Bits And Bytes For Businesses

Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:43am EST

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Enhanced CDN Offer from AT&T Improves Performance, Access and Management of
Content-Rich Web and Mobile Environments
DALLAS,  Feb. 13, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- In a world where content is king,
businesses today understand that delays in delivering mobile apps, web pages or
videos can cost them customers. To help businesses deliver, manage and make the
most of their mobile and web content regardless of device,  AT&T* today
announced its enhanced, high-performance content delivery network (CDN) offer
for businesses of all sizes.  

AT&T CDN Service  is available to U.S. customers, two months after AT&T
announced a global strategic alliance with Akamai Technologies to provide
content delivery network solutions.  A similar offer for global companies is
also planned.  

With the deployment of Akamai's CDN infrastructure within AT&T's network
infrastructure, customers are expected to benefit from more efficient content
routing and better delivery of digital content, video and Web applications,
resulting in a better end-user experience.   

The offer announced today will help businesses:

* Enable website pages to load faster across nearly any network-connected
device, including  mobile devices
* Accelerate software distribution securely across their enterprise networks and
to customers  
* Provide fast and highly secure distribution of content rich applications like
high-definition video across nearly any connected device  
* Ensure business-critical enterprise and  cloud applications  are highly secure
and perform well for global Internet users outside of corporate firewalls  
* Significantly improve the performance of e-commerce, financial, and other web
and mobile transactions that rely on dynamic, personalized, or other
non-cacheable data

"Our customers require high-performing, secure and reliable content delivery
solutions to help them deal with a virtual sea of digital assets like mobile
apps, movies, live events and other rich web content," said  Jon Summers, Senior
Vice President-Growth Platforms,  AT&T Business Solutions. "Our new CDN solution
allows them to manage and deliver content faster and more efficiently to
end-users across broadband, mobile, Wi-Fi, and Intranet connections to virtually
any device."

"Enterprises today need to deliver rich content to their customers efficiently,
at a high quality level and in the format the customer desires," said  Cindy
Whelan, Principal Analyst, Business Network and Wholesale Services, Current
Analysis. "Services like AT&T Content Delivery Network can assist enterprises in
meeting these requirements by enabling them to manage, maximize, and accelerate
the flow of digital assets, creating seamless mobile and web experiences
regardless of device." 

The Akamai Intelligent Platform  spans 81 countries and over 1,100 of the
world's networks; with over 125,000 servers deployed in more than 2,100
locations as of 2012.  

For more information on AT&T Content Delivery Network Service visit

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S.
carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.  It
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brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one
of the most advanced in the world.  

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