Highwinds debuts updated analytic suite, launches preview program

Content delivery network Highwinds is rolling out the newest iteration of its StrikeTracker console this week at Streaming Media East, as well as a new program called "TAP," that allows companies to test drive new software, like StrikeTracker 2.0, before they are released publicly.

The company said StrikeTracker delivers real-time reporting, analytics and content management to Highwinds' CDN customers, and said it had been rebuilt to provide actionable analytics and data visualization intelligence that provides increased user control and at-a-glance statistics shown in real-time charts and graphs, as well as several other functions.

"We've listened to our customers and developed what we think is a unique, game-changing console that far surpasses the capabilities of its counterparts," said Steve Liddell, president of Content Delivery and Network Services for Highwinds. "With the announcement of Highwinds TAP, we're going to allow a select number of customers to access it first." 

Highwinds, earlier this month, announced it secured a $50 million credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank and Comerica Bank to allow it to achieve a more attractive all-in cost of capital and is evidence of the company's impressive financial profile.

Highwinds has diversified its portfolio over the past several years into a comprehensive suite of solutions for content delivery, IP transit, transport, peering, colocation, content storage and IP software. 

For more:
- see this release

Related articles:
Highwinds names telecom vet Steve Liddell president of CDN
CDN Highwinds acquires BandCon
Highwinds CEO Steve Miller talks about BandCon buy

Suggested Articles

Alan Wolk, co-founder and lead analyst at TV[R]EV, looks at the new NFL season streaming plan and HBO's content giveaway during the pandemic.

Altice USA is giving premium pay to its customer-interfacing employees during the coronavirus crisis, but not all cable technicians will qualify.

T-Mobile this week wrapped up the lengthy process of acquiring Sprint. With the deal done, the company may pick up where it left off on video.