February 26, 2015 7:50 PM ET

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Company Overview of Highwinds Network Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Highwinds Network Group, Inc. provides content delivery network services in the United States and internationally. It runs RollingThunder, a network infrastructure that offers high-definition content delivery, IPTV, mobile delivery, and live streaming solutions. The company serves sports, media, entertainment, game delivery network, CLEC, IPTV, social media, faith based, enterprise, software and technology, education and government, and channel and reseller industries; and advertising networks, ISPs, carriers, and cable MSOs. Highwinds Network Group, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Winter Park, Florida. The company has data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, ...

807 West Morse Boulevard

Suite 101

Winter Park, FL 32789

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Highwinds Network Group, Inc.

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
President of Hosted IP Services
Chief Operating Officer of Hosted IP Services
Chief Technology Officer of Hosted IP Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Highwinds Network Group, Inc. Key Developments

Highwinds Extends Content Delivery Network to Manila, Philippines

Highwinds announced the availability of its content delivery network (CDN) in Manila, Philippines. This new point of presence (PoP), which joins several other Highwinds PoPs in the APAC region, was quickly established at the request of customers. Highwinds Manila PoP is being used for the delivery of media, advertising and games, including content for the online gaming platform.

Highwinds Appoints Chris Petrovic to Board of Directors

Highwinds announced that it has appointed Chris Petrovic to its board of directors. Petrovic started his career running early-stage, venture-backed Internet companies. From there he spent time in venture capital before holding senior-level digital positions at GameStop, Playboy Enterprises and American Greetings Interactive.

Highwinds Closes New $205 Million Debt Financing Transaction with Cerberus Business Finance

Highwinds announced that it has closed a new $205 million debt financing transaction with Cerberus Business Finance, LLC and Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. including follow-on investment from General Catalyst Partners serving as private equity sponsor. It has resulted in the recapitalization of the business, and it positions Highwinds for aggressive growth through both organic and M&A investment opportunities, including further expansion of its global content delivery platform.

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