As the holiday season approaches, Highwinds would like to thank you, our customers and partners, for helping us achieve great results culminating in our best year ever. Your passion drives our success and truly makes each and every day beneficial and rewarding.

We’ve come a long way this past year. Its been busy but also very exciting as we have grown our business significantly across the world, supporting major brands while delivering content at record highs.

We’ve worked diligently to make our CDN the fastest on the planet and, well, the results speak for themselves (see below).

We’re excited about what’s ahead in 2014 but again, we thank you for helping us make 2013 our best year yet.

Some highlights include:

Highwinds secures financing Secured $205 million in new financing, bringing our total since inception to over $420 million.
Game Delivery Network The GDN™ (Game Delivery Network) supported the launch of many of the largest game titles of the year.
eSports Delivered the largest live-streamed eSports event in history and supported live streaming of two top professional sports championships.
Instant Gratification Launched the Instant Gratification initiative to support ad networks, partnering with more than 15 top companies in the space.
CDN traffic Hit record highs for both sustained and peak CDN traffic.
NOC We had an incredible retention year in our Network Operations Center (NOC). The best support team in the industry is also one of the most experienced.  Our average tenure is currently 1.74 years!
Highwinds NOC
Revenue Achieved highest revenue ever in Q4.
Highwinds Cloud Storage Launched the Highwinds Cloud Storage platform. Highwinds Cloud Storage
RollingThunder Network Expanded our RollingThunder Network® by adding new POPs on 5 continents, augmenting our current POPs with greater capacity and adding new peering partners.  Our network now boasts more than 2,100 peering sessions worldwide. 
Highwinds RollingThunder Network
Top-performing CDN Became the top-performing CDN in both throughput and response time, according to Cedexis.
CDN throughput
CDN Throughput
CDN response time
CDN Response Time

On behalf of the entire Highwinds team, we wish you a very happy and safe holiday season and continued success this New Year.

All the best,

Steve Miller
Founder and CEO

Steve Miller