Media


Media Delivery Platform

Instant Start Streaming with No Buffering

Leverage our massive, global CDN to ensure a great video streaming experience for all of your customers. By using our segmented download technology your viewers start seeing video right when the click, rather than waiting for an entire file to download. You will also love our instant purge which allows you to remove video content from the cache globally in milliseconds, our mid-tier cache which helps protect your origin by keeping a copy of your video file near the edge, and our configurable content protection policies which you set up to control who can view your video content.

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CDN Built for Quality Video Delivery

Our CDN is peered with the most trafficked eyeball networks in the world so your content is handed off directly to your end-users for primetime viewing. We boast huge capacity and global scale built for today’s HD-hungry audience. With advanced video routing technology, origin shielding, Script Engine, and additional cutting edge features, our CDN is ideal for the modern media company eager to stream video to a global audience.

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Highwinds Media

Leading CDN Console for Video Delivery, Protection, and Analytics

StrikeTracker is a ground-breaking CDN portal. The easy-to-use interface allows you to upload, store, configure, deliver, and build reports for your video content. Update your origin configurations. View real-time analytics to see how your content is performing in real time. Create custom reports to compare data over time. All of this functionality is built right into the StrikeTracker console and available via the APIs, so you have complete control of your video.

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TRUSTED BY

GIPHY

“GIPHY has grown beyond our expectations this year and this would not have been possible without the support of our partners at Highwinds. Highwinds not only has allowed GIPHY to scale at more than affordable costs, especially for a startup, but also has offered beyond excellent support every step of the way. As GIPHY continues to grow and expand internationally we will rely and trust Highwinds to be our partner throughout this journey together.”

Alex Chung, Founder and CEO, GIPHY

GIPHY

GIPHY partners with brands to host GIFs that can be shared as marketing promotions via social media channels. The company also creates artist profiles on the website, which allow GIFs to be attributed to the artist(s) who created them. GIPHY has partnered with over 200 companies and brands to host all their existing content on their own branded channel. GIPHY’s partners include Disney, Calvin Klein, GE, and Pepsi.

Highwinds provides global CDN services to GIPHY to support quality delivery of their wildly popular animated GIFs.

PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, PBS is an independently operated non-profit organization and is the most prominent provider of television programs to public television stations in the United States, distributing series such as NOVASesame StreetPBS NewsHourMasterpieceNature, American MastersFrontline, and Antiques Roadshow.

PBS Case

Highwinds provides global content delivery services for Public Broadcasting Service. Whether mom and dad are catching up on their favorite Masterpiece Theater programming in the living room, or the kids are watching Sesame Street in the car, or the whole family is playing a game on their tablet, Highwinds is helping to support a great streaming and app experience.

PBS
PBS
PBS
This American Life

“S-Town”, developed by “This American Life” and “Serial” creators, broke download records and made podcast history. StackPath provides the CDN (content delivery network) that ensures a flawless download and streaming experience for the record-breaking listening audience. S-Town has gained popularity faster than any podcast before it. In a little over a week, it’s attracted 1.8 million subscribers and rivaled the subscription base of its predecessors.

This American Life
SERIAL

In fewer than four days from its March 28, 2017 release date, S-Town was downloaded more than 10 million times. In the days that followed, it was downloaded another 6 million times, totaling 16 million downloads in the first week of release. The series creators are no strangers to blockbuster podcasts; S-Town’s predecessor, Serial, has had more 260 million episode downloads since its 2014 debut. The team began using Highwinds CDN (now owned and operated by StackPath) in 2014 to support the growing demand for This American Life; it has remained an integral part of the delivery infrastructure for the subsequent Serial and S-Town projects.

From Serial and This American Life S-Town

Learn more about how Highwinds CDN supports This American Life, Serial, and S-Town here.

Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

“We use Highwinds to provide an exceptional video experience for the Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel (VSPChannel). By leveraging Highwinds’ expertise and second-to-none CDN, we are able to deliver on our vision to save veteran’s lives by broadcasting healing shows to our nation’s veterans.”

Glenn Towery, Chairman & Founder, Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

The Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel (VSPC) was founded to try to save veteran’s lives by broadcasting healing shows to our nation’s veterans who are presently committing suicide at the rate of 23 veterans a day. The team uses Highwinds CDN to deliver on-demand video content.

Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel
Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel
Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel