content delivery network

Apple Reducing Reliance on Akamai As It Builds Its Own CDN

Apple is reducing its reliance on Akamai – the company's choice of CDN for the past 15 years – as it scales its in-house CDN efforts. As a result, Apple has "significantly" cut its business with the Internet infrastructure company, Akamai warned investors during the quarterly earnings call, reports Business Insider. “Over the last two...

Apple Rumored to Be Building Content Delivery Network

Apple is after more control of the user experience. The company currently controls its hardware and software, the iTunes Store and App Store platforms, but there is one missing link needed for complete control: the iPhone maker currently relies on third parties to deliver digital content to devices. And that's about to change, according to...