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September 22nd, 2021

By Mark Fisher

New Edge. New Qwilt.

Today Qwilt announced a new round of funding led by Cisco Investments. This new funding, the largest round ever raised by Qwilt, will be used to accelerate our ambition to build one of the world’s largest and highest-performing content delivery networks with 100s of Tbps of capacity. Today’s announcement is an important milestone for Qwilt…

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September 22nd, 2021

By Alon Maor

Qwilt’s Open Caching Service and the Future of Content Delivery — What Our Strategic Partnership with Cisco Means for the CDN and Edge Cloud Industries

Today we are announcing the strengthening of our strategic partnership with Cisco, including a financial investment that will allow us to accelerate everything we are doing – from building an A-team, developing a world-class product, and expanding our network deployments, to increasing sales and marketing momentum. This investment will turbo-boost our current efforts and put…

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November 24th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

Executive Roundtable: Open Caching Goes Mainstream – Disney, BT, Verizon, Cisco, Qwilt

The Streaming Video Alliance recently hosted an executive roundtable featuring experts from Disney, BT, Verizon, Cisco and Qwilt. This one-hour discussion was filled with valuable information and insights into the latest developments in content delivery. I encourage you to listen to the full recording, but until you have the time, I’ve provided a distilled summary…

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October 8th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

Welcome to the Future of Content Delivery

Today, Cisco, Digital Alpha and Qwilt announced a partnership to jointly offer a new content delivery solution for network service providers. This announcement is part of a broad, global agreement in which Cisco will bundle Qwilt’s software and cloud service solutions with Cisco’s computing and networking products for cable, telco and mobile network services providers.…

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April 9th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

Now That the Capacity Gap is Here – How Much Did Streaming Increase? A Look at the Numbers

On March 19th, we wrote about the news of an EU commissioner who asked Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to dial down streaming quality and “secure Internet access for all” in Europe. Netflix did downgrade their streams, at least for a while. It did not take long for other streaming giants – Amazon, YouTube – to…

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March 19th, 2020

By Jeff Gilbert

The Capacity Gap is Here

Yesterday brought an extraordinary confirmation that the biggest challenge facing OTT content delivery is not speed, as is commonly thought, but rather capacity. As you have probably heard by now, EU Commissioner Thierry Breton directly asked Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to stop streaming video in HD in order to ‘secure internet access for all.’ As…

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October 30th, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Intel® Winners’ Circle: Recognition for a Year of Edge Computing Innovation

I’ve written before about the outstanding partnership we have with Intel® as a proud member of the Intel Builders Network and a Network Edge Ecosystem Partner, and it just got better. We’ve recently been appointed to the Intel Network Builders Winners’ Circle. As an acknowledgement for the outstanding work that we’ve done together in 2019…

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October 4th, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Content Delivery Sharing Garners Broad Industry Recognition

Innovating in cloud, edge computing, OTT tech – it’s been a busy and exciting year here at Qwilt as we’ve been sharing our vision of the Edge Cloud with service providers and content publishers around the world, and rolling out the latest innovation built on Qwilt’s Edge Cloud architecture – Content Delivery Sharing (CDS). This…

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October 2nd, 2019

By Jeff Gilbert

The Content Flood is Coming

Cord cutting is all over the press. Disney+, AppleTV+, HBO Max, Peacock, and many other services are launching to fill the gap. There is an absolute flood of content and a bevy of service providers poised to go over the top, directly to consumers. But what about the OTT plumbing? How is this flood of…

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September 11th, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Changing Content Delivery Forever

Today, we officially announced our innovative new media delivery solution, Content Delivery Sharing, which is a new architectural, business and operational model for content delivery. With Qwilt Content Delivery Sharing, the OTT content providers’ content is delivered by local ISP edge computing assets instead of a more distant CDN. Content Delivery Sharing is the solution…

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