October 23, 2016 6:13 PM ET

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Company Overview of Highwinds Software, Inc.

Company Overview

Highwinds Software, Inc. provides content distribution services, hosting and IP transport services, and NNTP server software solutions. Its products include Cyclone News Router, a newsgroup routing system suitable for use on news hubs; Typhoon News Server, a general-purpose newsgroup servers that manage large numbers of NNTP newsreaders; Tornado, which combines and presents the content of multiple servers, offloading the work of servicing multiple reader connections; and Hurricane, a transit-less article numbering and control system in a newsgroup network that solves various problems faced by newsgroup providers. The company also offers outsourced enterprise NNTP management services. Its sof...

807 West Morse Boulevard

Suite 101

Winter Park, FL 32789

United States

Founded in 1995



Key Executives for Highwinds Software, Inc.

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Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Highwinds Software, Inc. Key Developments

Google Partners with CloudFlare, Level 3 Communications, Highwinds and Fastly to Slash Bandwidth Cost

Google has joined hands with CloudFlare, Level 3 Communications, highwinds and fastly to slash cost for developers who run their application on its cloud service. The partnership will cut down the bandwidth cost for transportation of media-rich content from data centre to end users. Google service with CDN Interconnect will allow faster distribution of content from its Cloud Platform. CDN Interconnect allows certain CDN providers to create direct interconnect links with the search giant's edge network at various locations. The partnership will allow Cloud Platform customers to use Level 3's CDN for the distribution of cloud-based content. Level 3's CDN is said to be fast, secure and reliable and it is capable of meeting the changing bandwidth demand. It delivers content in different formats including HTTP, HLS, HDS, DASH, HTTPS, and Smooth Streaming to improve user experience. Level 3's CDN also uses Geo and IP Blocking, SSL and DDoS mitigation, Token and User Authentication for security. By providing access to Level 3's CDN, Google Cloud Platform customers will get an easier and faster way to deliver content to end users. It will also provide customers with lower latency experience by providing them access content from the caching location closest to them.

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