Fastly acquires API provider Domainr

The edge cloud platform provider Fastly has announced it has acquired API provider Domainr. Domainr’s real-time domain availability API will integrate into Fastly services and infrastructure. The API company has  access to domain registries, and is able to instantly check if a domain is available, with no false positives. The API also helps customers monitor […]

Fastly outage takes major websites down

Many leading internet sites suffered a significant outage today as a result of problems experienced by Fastly, one of the world’s major CDN services providers. Amazon, Twitter and CNN were among those hit by the outage, which lasted for about an hour. Fastly said that it was “investigating potential impact to performance with our CDN […]