High performance application delivery

Global content delivery network meets a powerful edge toolkit

Whether you are delivering video streams, popular games, online storefronts, or next-generation applications, the broad capabilities of the Lumen content delivery platform enable businesses to stand out from the crowd with unique user experiences.

High performance application delivery

Global content delivery network meets a powerful edge toolkit

Whether you are delivering video streams, popular games, online storefronts, or next-generation applications, the broad capabilities of the Lumen content delivery platform enable businesses to stand out from the crowd with unique user experiences.

A complete set of solutions for high-performance applications

Content Delivery


  • Cloud interconnection
  • Object storage
  • Origin shield
  • Mid-tier and edge caching

Delivery Acceleration


  • Dynamic content & site acceleration
  • Cloud encoding & enrichment
  • Hybrid peer-assist delivery
  • Multi-CDN orchestration

Edge Computing


  • Image processing
  • Container orchestration
  • Serverless
  • Custom code

Security


  • WAF
  • Bot management
  • DDoS protection
  • API security

Designed for ambitious businesses

An innovative edge toolkit enhances the capabilities of our global network, enabling businesses to optimize performance and protection at the edge through web application firewalls, bot managers, image optimizers, personalization engines, and their own custom code.

video streaming CDN

Deliver high quality video

Localize your content for low-latency delivery to users around the globe.
Deliver popular games with lower download latency

Distribute popular games

Get critical updates to gamers quickly and securely
high-performance ecommerce delivery for online retail

Transform the shopping experience

Improve conversions and delight users with rich ecommerce experiences.
Application layer security, network and transport layer security

Secure your application

With your choice of leading edge security providers.
The Lumen Edge is highly programmable, with containerized modules and full devops integration.

Leverage a highly programmable edge

With more control and visibility than you have in the cloud or on-premises
Lower your cloud expenses

Minimize Cloud costs

Get your content and your logic as close to consumers as possible

Built to deliver virtually everywhere

Our content delivery platform delivers wherever your customers may be. The Lumen CDN is specially architected into the Lumen IP backbone, so we have direct control over the security, performance and delivery of your content.

+90

major metropolitan areas with Lumen CDN points of presence

2 of 3

CDN nodes located outside North America, for a truly global footprint

170

Tbps of CDN server capacity, and over 300 Tbps of total egress through fiber and peering

~55

Tbps delivered on peak in 2020 with gaming updates and video streaming

51.2

exabytes of content delivered by Lumen globally in 2019

Lumen's application delivery solutions

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Own the content delivery experience

Whatever you deliver, the Lumen application delivery solutions can help you get it there. Experience new levels of performance for your content with our global network scale, secure and programmable edge delivery platform, and dedicated focus on helping you improve business outcomes.