Limelight Networks

  • DG Buys Limelight’s Rich Media Ad Unit EyeWonder For $66M In Cash

    DG Buys Limelight’s Rich Media Ad Unit EyeWonder For $66M In Cash

    Publicly-listed DG, which provides digital media solutions and tech to the advertising and entertainment industries, has agreed to take over Limelight Networks’ video and rich media advertising unit, EyeWonder, for roughly $66 million in cash. For the record: Limelight had acquired EyeWonder in 2009 for up to $110 million (in cash and stock). Read More

  • Limelight Buys Web And Application Acceleration Technology Startup AcceloWeb

    NASDAQ-listed Limelight Networks this morning announced the acquisition of AcceloWeb, a Tel Aviv-based provider of technology that helps speed the presentation of websites and applications. We wrote about the company back in July 2009 when it was still called FasterWeb. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but we’ve learned that the transaction was completed with a combination… Read More

  • Limelight Networks Shells Out $110 Million For Ad Platform EyeWonder

    Content delivery platform Limelight Networks has acquired ad platform EyeWonder for $110 million. The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2010. Seattle-based EyeWonder, which as seen success with its ad formats, helps interactive agencies and content publishers create, build, track and optimize rich media and interactive video advertising campaigns. Limelight recently acquired video… Read More

  • CDNs Are Big Business, EdgeCast Get $6 Million

    When we watch movies or play music online, there’s a flurry of unseen activity making sure that data arrives when and where it’s supposed to be. This is the job of the high speed fiber and computer systems of the internet’s content distribution networks (CDNs). Every website that streams content (live video, music) needs a CDN. The flurry of new media online has made it a… Read More