Content delivery and global traffic management network system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7979580
APP PUB NO 20090132648A1
SERIAL NO

12360103

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A content delivery and global traffic management network system provides a plurality of caching servers connected to a network. The caching servers host customer content that can be cached and stored, and respond to requests for Web content from clients. If the requested content does not exist in memory or on disk, it generates a request to an origin site to obtain the content. A DNS Server load balances network requests among customer Web servers and directs client requests for hosted customer content to the appropriate caching server. The customer pays a service that provides the content delivery and global traffic management network system a fee for usage of the content delivery and global traffic management network system.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.CAMBRIDGE, MA296

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Day, Richard David Moutain View, US 54 4881
Gupta, Ajit K Fremont, US 18 2271
Swildens, Eric Sven-Johan Mountain View, US 68 5062

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