An end-to-end cloud platform, Uploadcare, acquired Vancouver-based Blinkloader, which has developed an image optimization tool.
Uploadcare is a cloud platform in the content delivery network (CDN) market, which is a system of distributed servers that deliver web content to a user. The company announced that it had acquired Blinkloader, a Canada-based automated image optimization technology company that reduces CDN traffic and streamlines content delivery for developers and enterprises.
For improving the customer experience for every website
With this acquisition, Uploadcare aims to enhance the customer experience for every website, and become the leader in the field of adaptive content delivery. The acquisition follows Uploadcare’s recent $1.7 million funding round to accelerate the company’s growth further.
Blinkloader was founded by a team of three web engineers to help websites, and content providers perform faster and immediately reduce page-loading times. According to Blinkloader team, it saved more than three terabytes of image bandwidth each month for its users with more than a million of optimized images.
“With a global CDN market expected to reach nearly $25 billion over the next five years, all highly competitive businesses need streamlined solutions that are built with modern web performance and scalability requirements in mind.”
said Max Makarochkin, founder and CEO of Blinkloader.
“Blinkloader has proven to be an invaluable solution for developers, SEO consultants, and mid to large-sized publishers, and Uploadcare has built one of the most innovative and differentiated CDN platforms on the market.” he added.
New global web performance requirements and demanding customer experience expectations are a big challenge for businesses. Uploadcare boosts delivery performance and meets new global web performance requirements, tailoring content to every user context and saving weeks of time and developer resources with the help of Blinkloader’s comprehensive image optimization technology. The acquisition will also bolster Uploadcare’s foothold in the industry and help create a new standard of CDN solutions for businesses.
Having the advantage of Adaptive Delivery Technology
“The amount of data that’s needed to handle files and media on a daily basis is staggering and growing. Businesses need to have confidence that their content is being delivered with the utmost expediency and efficiency,” said Igor Debatur, Founder and CEO of Uploadcare.
According to Debatur, this move helps them gain a significant competitive advantage with Adaptive Delivery Technology to generate more revenue opportunities for our clients. Coupled with our infrastructure, Adaptive Delivery can help recover up to $31M of yearly lost revenue for large e-commerce companies, SaaS platforms, and online marketplaces.
Streamlined solutions for modern web performance
Blinkloader’s clients are the companies like Common Living Inc., a North American co-living network, and Sheet2Site, a website publishing platform. Blinkloader will power Uploadcare’s adaptive delivery service.
The global CDN market is expected to reach nearly $25 billion over the next five years. According to Max Makarochkin, Founder and CEO of Blinkloader, all highly competitive businesses need streamlined solutions that are built with modern web performance and scalability requirements in mind.
“Blinkloader has proven to be an invaluable solution for developers, SEO consultants, and mid to large-sized publishers, and Uploadcare has built one of the most innovative and differentiated CDN platforms on the market. Also, Uploadcare’s team found Vancouver to be an ideal place to expand the business, as the city continues to emerge as a budding technology startup hotbed. By consolidating our forces, we have the chance to build a remarkable brand that can truly disrupt the industry, and our team is excited to embark on this new chapter.”
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