The Ping Mesh

We have all wondered how long it takes to get from here to there. Our younger selves may have asked, "Are we there yet?" Any uncertainty in the answer leads to a sense of angst or concern, which is why the question is repeated so often.

Rafay Systems and Edgegap Arbitrium Improve Performance for Gamers

Joint Solution to be Demonstrated at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona

To Engage Customers Online, You Need an Uber-like App Infrastructure

If you have ever hailed a ride through the Uber app and waited for the car to arrive, you may have found Uber’s ability to deliver highly accurate and near real-time updates of the arriving car’s location on a map very useful. Delivering this highly responsive and engaging

Bizety calls Rafay a Cool Startup

Bizety.com is a leading source of news and analysis on Content Delivery Network Infrastructure. We are honored they covered Rafay Systems in a recent article "Cool Startup – Rafay Systems Introduces CDN for Microservices".

Sunnyvale, California - based Rafay Systems has recently

When Deploying Apps Closer To Endpoints, The Obvious Isn't So Obvious

This blog posting originally appeared in the Forbes Technology Council.

Creating a network of edges is a much harder problem than it appears. I know because I talk with enterprise and service providers every day about this challenge.

I've seen numerous press stories recently on

Serverless & Functions  -  Not One And The Same

This blog was originally published in Hackernoon.

When you see or hear the word “serverless,” which of the following comes to mind:

  1. AWS Lambda@Edge
  2. Cloudflare Workers
  3. Physical servers whimsically flying out of a data center

If you picked (3), you may be on the wrong website.

How Many Edges Will It Take?

As latency bounds go down, the number of locations goes up. 

Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.”--The Beatles from “A Day in the Life”

But how many edges will it take to cover the planet ... with a low-latency network?

The Beatles' lyric

Latest Shiny Podcast: Building Applications At The Infrastructure Edge

If you know Stephen Spector and Rob Hirschfeld, you know that they are not only running a great company, they also produce one of the most interesting podcasts (Latest Shiny Podcast) out there.

Stephen and Rob spent some time with us recently, talking through the infrastructure