Highwinds Unveils Strong Presence in Brazil
LOS ANGELES – Streaming Media West – Highwinds, a leading content distribution network and IP services, announced today that it has established an operation in Latin America to support the region’s growing content delivery and network services. fulcrum of Highwinds is compatible with the expansion of its network infrastructure RollingThunder ® in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and hiring two veterans of the Brazilian industry. This movement is based on the strategic objective of Highwinds to provide fast, reliable CDN, IP transit, Looking transportation, and placement services and the region.
“Our business of content distribution and service network is growing rapidly, and are willing to invest in emerging markets like Latin America,” said Steve Liddell, president of content distribution and Highwinds Network Services. “Hiring an experienced Brazilian team, along with significant network investment in the region, establishing a strong presence in high growth market.”
Highwinds RollingThunder network consists of a ring architecture composed of multiple redundant 10 Gbps connections between more than 70 points of presence throughout the world. The network has more than 1,600 peering sessions and has the visibility of 12,000 networks. Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are connected to North America and Europe for many dedicated 10 Gbps waves in Miami. Highwinds will extend the infrastructure in line with traffic growth in the region.
Highwinds expansion in Latin America with the support of his new team based in Sao Paulo, Brazil headed home Medugno Marco, who will serve as CEO of Latin America. Medugno has 15 years of experience in telecommunications networks and the development of partnerships and client function. Highwinds also welcomed the team of Ricardo Pierini, which build on 14 years of experience in IP services in sales in its role as sales director for Latin America.
“The rapid growth of broadband in Latin America is opening doors to more Internet-based technologies and applications that we are seeing a growing number of Latin American companies wishing to implement online video, streaming media and other tools communication, “said Medugno, managing director of Latin America to Highwinds. “System Suite Highwinds has been well received in Brazil, with our first group of delighted customers to leverage our strong global network and comprehensive range of services from content distribution.”
“Our presence in Brazil and regional capabilities enable us to meet new customers in the region, but it is important to note that the opposite is true. By creating a presence in Latin America, we are enabling our clients in other areas world to reach this market with a fast and reliable delivery of content and network services, “said Liddell Highwinds.
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About Highwinds Network Group, Inc.
Highwinds is a content delivery network and IP services companies offering a complete set of solutions, including Canadians, IP Transit, Transport, Looking, placement, content and software for IP storage. The company provides media content and rich in high-performance network RollingThunder ® to millions of global users each day. Highwinds CDN customers gain unprecedented control command and its StrikeTracker ® console and open APIs. Highwinds is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida, and maintains data centers around the world. For more information, visit www.highwinds.com.