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During the first ten days of November our team members will be traveling the world to meet face-to-face with our customers and partners.  If you’d like to learn about our company, meet our people in person, and find out how our CDN can help you, choose an event and your preferred time here. EVENT SCHEDULE […]

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OrlandoiX 2015: Things to See, Helpful Links and How to Meet with Highwinds

Are you ready for five epic days of learning, playing, connecting and digital innovation? That’s exactly what you’ll find at the inaugural OrlandoiX being held October 2-6 in Orlando, Fla. Creative technologists from across the globe will attend events hosted in Downtown Orlando and the I-Drive convention district.

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What Does Virtual Reality Mean for CDN?

Posted: 7-20-2015 | 11:07am
What Does Virtual Reality Mean for CDN?

The E3 conference, recently held in Los Angeles, California, showcased 270 exhibitors with over 1,600 products. One of the biggest draws at the show was virtual reality (VR), including some exciting new VR games like VR Minecraft, ADR1FT and Edge of Nowhere.

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Importance of a CDN to Multi-Platform Game Publishing

At gamescom last week I saw a gratifying pattern of publishers making their high-end titles available on many different devices. On multiple occasions, while discussing the benefits of working with a gaming-focused delivery provider like Highwinds GDN, I was asked something to the effect of “Why would I need a CDN when I’m already publishing […]

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Why This Is the Most Important Metric When Choosing a CDN

Throughput defined: in communication networks, such as Ethernet or packet radio, throughput or network throughput is the rate of successful message delivery over a communication channel.

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Completion Ratio: Your Game Delivery Success Depends on It

At Highwinds we’ve had a lot of fun and interesting conversations over the years with a wide range of game developers and gaming publishers. It’s always exciting to watch a small company launch their first game and see them grow, and it’s a thrill to watch an established company launch a new project and continue […]

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CCP Games Taps the Power of Highwinds Game Delivery Network for EVE Online

WINTER PARK, Fla. – April 30, 2014 – Highwinds® today announced that its Game Delivery Network™ (GDN™) is being leveraged for the delivery of the popular EVE Online massively multiplayer online (MMO) game. EVE’s creator, CCP Games, began working with Highwinds two years ago, and while the business relationship was initially established as a secondary […]

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Highwinds to Sponsor 2014 Unlock Gaming Summit

Highwinds is pleased to be an official sponsor of the 2014 Unlock Gaming Summit, being held April 23-25 at the Torrey Pines Resort in San Diego, CA.

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Sneaky Games Turns to Highwinds to Boost CDN Performance

Highwinds began offering CDN services to Sneaky Games, a social game studio that specializes in creating and running free-to-play games in October 2013. The Austin-based game developer boasts titles including Fantasy Kingdoms, Fantasy Kingdoms’ Cloud Village, Syfy Monster Island and the popular and growing Arena of Heroes.

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Delivering Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for the Gaming Experience

In the rush to deliver a great game to market, security can often times take a back-seat to game play, but it is a vital part of the overall experience that requires some consideration before a successful title launch. After all, my addiction to protecting castles from zombie ninja fruit while standing in line at Starbucks […]

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