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Market Insight: CDN Providers Must Harness the Disruptive Nature of Security to Improve Service Offerings

Published: 08 August 2019

ID: G00393444

Analyst(s): Ted Chamberlin , Mike Dorosh


Gartner survey data on content delivery networks and edge computing highlights how product managers can take advantage of security service delivery. In markets where CDN providers are under increasing attack and security is a high customer priority, focus on security services can be game-changing.

Table Of Contents


  • Vendors Need to Focus on Functionality

Background and Context

The Impact

  • Develop a Comprehensive, Secure, Perimeter-Based Go-to-Market Plan
  • Create a Three-Tiered Model for Security Services Varying the Degree of Management, Optimization and Customization
  • Develop a Consumption-Based Pricing Model That Does Not Take Advantage of Customers Under Attack


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