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Highwinds CDN is the best optimized Game Delivery Network in the industry for hundreds of game developers and publishers. In 2016, StackPath acquired Highwinds and the Game Delivery Network, continuing to work closely with the top game developers, publishers, and consoles to build on its legacy. We’ll exhibit at the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s […]

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Since the Highwinds and StackPath merger in February, we’ve had the opportunity to present the combined company at two industry events. The first was at RSA Conference in San Francisco on February 13-17 where we met many security-focused developers interested in our secure web services platform. In the first week of March, we exhibited at […]

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The internet continues to present a host of not only great opportunities for game development and efficiencies but also technical obstacles in online game revenue. Yet, without the right content delivery strategy, these advancements come with technical challenges that can create a massive drain on productivity, revenue, and profits. At the start of 2017, the […]

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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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