Content delivery network and edge cloud services provider, Limelight Networks launched its new serverless compute service, EdgeFunctions to expanded its edge capabilities. The new service allows developers to tap into the company’s global network and gives them the flexibility to deploy and run their own code. It provides a customizable environment for streamlining content workflows, performing time-sensitive decisions, and customizing user experiences.
Node.js, Python, and Go support
EdgeFunctions leverages Limelight’s global network with support for several programming languages including Node.js, Python, and Go. EdgeFunctions‘ APIs enable developers to manage, deploy, and run their functions at the network edge and take advantage of Limelight’s direct peering connections. Limelight’s latest innovation in the company’s edge compute solutions, EdgeFunctions now include serverless, virtual machine, and bare-metal solutions, providing edge compute capabilities. Bob Lento, CEO at Limelight said,
“We’ve evolved beyond high performing online video delivery with new innovative solutions to enhance online experiences and provide real value to our customers in ways that only we can. Now developers have the power to create and run bandwidth-intensive, latency-sensitive applications throughout our network edge. Our extensive Edge Compute offering coupled with EdgeFunctions provides one of the most comprehensive content delivery and edge tool sets available today, and we have a robust development pipeline with much more to come. I’m thrilled to provide these services to the world’s leading companies.”