Shares of Centurylink Inc (NYSE:CTL) ended Friday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.09 points or -0.33% at $26.89 with 7.11 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $26.96, the shares hit an intraday low of $26.51 and an intraday high of $27.00 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $14.37 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 545.97 million shares.
Centurylink Inc (CTL) on Sept. 14, 2016 announced that Highwinds, a global content delivery network (CDN) provider, has chosen CenturyLink to help the company continue optimizing its global content delivery platform. Businesses worldwide depend on Highwinds CDN to stream video, distribute games, serve advertising assets and deliver software, apps and websites.
CenturyLink data center hosting services and network services enable Winter Park, Fla.-based Highwinds to better focus its resources on continued innovation and customer service. Since expanding into two CenturyLink data centers nine months ago, Highwinds has reduced certain hosting costs by nearly 50 percent. Highwinds chose CenturyLink for its reliability, security, network diversity and interconnectivity options across a large, established customer base.
“In media, entertainment, gaming and beyond, Highwinds enables users to access content immediately, whether it’s a mobile app, online game or rich media,” said Jason Griner, vice president of carrier relations, Highwinds. “We take this commitment seriously, and CenturyLink helps us continue to keep all our customer promises.”
Highwinds’ global, high-capacity CDN delivers content to millions of end users, all around the world, every day. Highwinds’ agile network needs to support clients’ sustained growth, plus handle huge traffic spikes during game releases, when videos go viral, and on major online shopping days.
“In digital world, businesses and consumers alike have drastically increased needs for reliable, secure connectivity,” said David Meredith, senior vice president, global data centers, CenturyLink. “In order to meet these demands, organizations must be able to address fast-changing customer requirements. Highwinds is not only doing this; it’s also taking an innovative approach to stay ahead of the curve.”
Shares of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) ended Friday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.21 points or 0.31% at $67.60 with 7.05 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $66.90, the shares hit an intraday low of $66.36 and an intraday high of $67.99 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $14.65 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 221.89 million shares.
On September 13, 2016 With the world of manufacturing undergoing major disruptions brought on by new market forces and technologies, Autodesk (ADSK) unveiled its portfolio of solutions for additive and subtractive manufacturing. The portfolio lets manufacturers take advantage of technology disruptions and improve competitiveness by creating higher quality products in less time with lower costs.
The new solution brings together industry-leading products historically offered from Autodesk, Delcam, Netfabb, Pan Computing and Magestic Systems—including HSMWorks, Inventor HSM, Fusion 360, FeatureCAM, PowerMill, PartMaker (now included in FeatureCAM), PowerShape, PowerInspect and Netfabb—into one complete set of hybrid manufacturing solutions.
“Autodesk has long been a leader and innovator in 3D design, engineering and the technologies that expand the applications of industrial 3D printing, but we appreciate that no product is really complete until it’s realized through physical manufacture,” said Amar Hanspal, senior vice president of products at Autodesk. “We’ve also become a leader in technologies that expand the applications of industrial 3D printing. Now, we’re truly integrating the design, make and use phases of product development. This new set of solutions goes big on the ‘make’ component—equipping manufacturers with all the software they need to go from digital design to real-world product.”