Sneha Shah
Long/short equity, research analyst, tech, solar

Limelight Networks Is An Opportunistic Buy

Limelight Networks (NASDAQ:LLNW) is small Content Distribution Network (CDN) provider that was founded in 2001. The company operates in the specialized field of CDN which allows a media property to be loaded up faster and provides greater reliability than normal websites on the Internet. The company is a small fry in comparison to top CDN providers such as Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) and Level 3 Communications (NYSEARCA:LVL). The company has not achieved a critical mass and has shown losses in the last 5 years. The CDN business requires a lot of capex and a global footprint in order to become a viable one. Limelight Network's best bet remains an acquisition by a bigger player such...

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