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Testing Origin to Highwinds Edge Performance with Barometer

If you’ve logged in to StrikeTracker today you may have noticed a new option under the tools section of the left navigation bar. This is an exciting new bit of functionality that we’re calling Barometer.   Barometer is a tool that surfaces functionality we’ve been developing on the back end of our stack to determine […]

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Purging CDN Cached Content by Tag

Posted: 3-14-2016 | 3:49pm
Purging CDN Cached Content by Tag

As mentioned in an earlier blog post (Four Ways to Purge CDN Content), purging CDN cached content by tag enables you to clear the cache of content that contains one or more of the submitted list of tags as defined by your origin server. Tags are assigned to cached content via an X-Tag response header, […]

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Yashi Leverages Highwinds CDN for Video Ad Streaming

    The following press release from Yashi was posted on March 9, 2016. Yashi’s Integration with Highwinds Content Delivery Network Is the Latest Development in the Company’s Push for Speed and Innovation¬† Toms River, N.J. – March 9, 2016 – Award-winning Demand Side Platform, Yashi, today announced their partnership with Highwinds Network Group, Inc. […]

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Four Ways to Purge CDN Content

Posted: 2-19-2016 | 5:44pm
Four Ways to Purge CDN Content

At Highwinds when designing functionality, we have to strike a balance between power and usability. One of which is to offer customers different options to purge content. Some of our customer needs call for the facility to script complex and sophisticated actions as part of their business process. Others need the ability to delegate simple […]

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SNI Enables Cost-Effective CDN Security

Over the past few releases we’ve achieved a number of improvements to our SSL infrastructure (see our blog last year regarding Apple ATS support) and the result of that effort is starting to manifest in our customer facing APIs and StrikeTracker portal. I’d like to highlight two of those resulting features for you today. SNI […]

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New Changes in User Creation and Password Reset in StrikeTracker

In order to improve on our security best practices we’ve made a few workflow improvements to the new user creation and password reset in StrikeTracker. Starting today, StrikeTracker admins can create users with arbitrary names as long as they are unique. They can then potentially use the same email address for multiple user profiles. This […]

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Get to Know Your NOC: Featuring Caleb

Posted: 1-29-2016 | 7:56pm
Get to Know Your NOC: Featuring Caleb

The following “Get to Know Your NOC” is the seventh in a series highlighting our employees, their contributions and their interests outside of work.

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Integrate Python Applications Easily Within StrikeTracker

Highwinds is pleased to announce the general availability of a Python client for the StrikeTracker API. Bundled with the library is a helpful command line client that allows you to perform actions like purging content from the command line. Many of our customers set long expiration times on their cacheable content in order to achieve […]

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Happy Holidays From Highwinds 2015

Posted: 12-14-2015 | 4:44pm
Happy Holidays From Highwinds 2015

It’s been another great year for Highwinds and we once again wish to thank you, our customers, partners, friends, and employees for helping us achieve so many great milestones.

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Importance of Content Protection When Using a CDN

Monetization strategies require content owners to protect their assets from viral distribution. Highwinds gives content providers the ability to create delivery business rules enforced by the CDN using content protection. With Highwinds content protection products, end users must view the media through the workflow designated by the publisher. Content protection policies for many of the […]

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