Profile: Limelight Networks Inc (LLNW.O)
17 May 2019
Limelight Networks, Inc., incorporated on August 20, 2003, operates a private, globally distributed network and provides a suite of integrated services marketed as the Limelight Orchestrate Platform. The Company is engaged in providing content delivery and related services and solutions for global businesses to help them deliver their digital content across Internet, mobile, and social channels. These services provide features to enable digital workflows for video publishing, content distribution for any device, and Website and Web application acceleration. Limelight services incorporate content and application security, file management, video transformation, distributed storage functionality, and the analytics and reporting associated with them. These services leverage its global network, which provides storage, bandwidth, and computing resources, as well as connectivity to broadband network providers. The Company operates in three geographic areas: Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia Pacific.
The Company is engaged in the sale of components of the Limelight Orchestrate Platform. The Company is also engaged in the sale of professional services and other infrastructure services, such as transit and rack space services. In addition, the Company also has relationships with resellers that purchase its services for resale to their end customers. The Company provides its services to customers that it believes view Internet, mobile, social, and other digital initiatives, including media companies operating in the television, music, radio, newspaper, magazine, movie, game, software, and social media industries, as well as to enterprises, technology companies, and government entities conducting business online.
The Company's primary services include Content delivery services, Mobile delivery services, Video content management services, Performance services, Cloud-based storage services and Cloud-based content security services. Content delivery services manage the reliability and performance of digital content by using its global network to deliver media files, such as video, music, games, and software, or live streaming of corporate or entertainment events. It supports all formats, as well as dynamic and static Webpages. Mobile delivery services help publishers deliver formatted, device-optimized video to any media-enabled mobile device, as well as to dynamic pre-, mid-, or post-roll video and audio advertising into media that is delivered to mobile or connected users. These mobility services detect the requesting mobile device and provide a version of the content suitable to that device. Video content management services help organizations manage, publish, syndicate, analyze, and monetize video content through a cloud-based service. Its services also include extensible off-the-shelf video players for deployment and monetization features that enable customers to integrate advertising into the video playback experience.
The Company's performance services manage Web experiences by speeding up the loading of Webpages for action and providing performance from any geography for dynamic and personalized content, online commerce transactions, and Web applications. Cloud-based storage services provide customers with geographically diverse storage of media and enterprise content, offering policies for global geographic placement, content workflow, and business logic controls while maintaining levels of performance for object retrieval. Cloud-based content security services mitigate a range of attacks against Websites and protect against unauthorized access or theft of content. These services include protection against distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, Web application firewall (WAF) protection, and conditional access controls that restrict access to digital content through rights management, geographic and Internet protocol (IP) address restriction and hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) request and response flows.
The Company offers solutions that help organizations manage workflow-related challenges in delivering digital content to their customers in addition to marketing its suite of services. These solutions integrate multiple Limelight Orchestrate services with documented solution architectures that align to specific use cases and industries. The Company's solutions include software and device manufacturers, which addresses the complexities of delivering software downloads and updates to connected and consumer devices; media and broadcasters addresses the complexities of publishing and delivering digital video content to global audiences on any devices, and gaming, which addresses the complexities of distributing, promoting, and updating video games across personal computer (PC), consoles, and mobile devices.
The Company competes with Akamai Technologies, Inc., Level 3, Amazon, CDNetworks, and Verizon Digital Media Services.
Limelight Networks Inc
222 S Mill Ave Fl 8
TEMPE AZ 85281-2889