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75% of AU businesses wrestling with increased attack surface
Fastly has released research that shows 75% of AU businesses are now living with a vastly increased attack surface caused by reliance on web applications.
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Innovation
Fastly acquires Glitch, enables faster developer innovation
"This acquisition brings together two of the worlds best ecosystems for application development into a single, seamless developer experience."
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Cloud
Fastly named 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice
Fastly has announced it has been named a Customers' Choice in the 2022 Gartner Peer Insights "Voice of the Customer": Global CDN.
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Point of Presence
Fastly’s new NZ POP affords businesses increased resilience
Fastly has announced a new point of presence (POP) in Christchurch, offering New Zealand businesses increased resilience, higher network availability, and extended failover services.
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Privileged Access Management / PAM
Fastly acquires Fanout for real-time edge app development
Fastly has announced its acquisition of Fanout as part of its growth strategy to identify and utilise technologies and talent that increase performance, security and innovation for customers.
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Cloud
Fastly named Customers’ Choice for WAAP four years in a row
Fastly has announced it was named a March 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customer's Choice for Web Application and API Protection for the fourth consecutive year. 
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Cloud
Fastly named leader in recent IDC MarketScape report
Fastly has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial Content Delivery Network 2022 Vendor Assessment.
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Digital Transformation
Fastly accelerates Edge adoption with new partner ecosystem
Fastly, Inc. has announced the launch of its Compute@Edge partner ecosystem to help customers address modern infrastructure requirements.
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Fastly
When technology overstays its welcome
Battles with ‘legacy’ systems have transitioned into broader battles with ‘tech debt’, but the root cause and resolution options are still much the same.
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Cloud
Fastly brings on first ever head of channel and partnerships for A/NZ region
Based in Sydney, Alan Chan will be responsible for further developing the Fastly channel in line with the company’s growth strategies across Australia and New Zealand, the company states.
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API
Is your organisation prepared for the rise of powerful API-based apps?
They may have been around for decades, but APIs are now more important than ever as a new wave of digital transformation takes hold.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Fastly lists next-gen web application firewall on AWS Marketplace
"Securing critical digital assets is absolutely essential," says the company.
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App development
Signal Sciences agent enters beta availability on Fastly edge cloud platform
The Signal Sciences agent leverages signal technology to write and push out rules in real time. This, Fastly says, can help to track requests and block attacks.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Fastly?
In this IT Jam, Derek and Stephen discuss Fastly's offerings, the reasoning behind its latest acquisition, and why there's an urgent need for modern security solutions.
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Javascript
Fastly allows developers to execute JavaScript with no cold start times
Fastly has announced the availability of JavaScript in Compute@Edge, so developers can execute JavaScript code without having to worry about cold start times. 
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API management
Transition to API-based app development raises security concerns
The proliferation of API-centric applications and mission-critical cloud services are causing many organisations to underestimate the required tools and technologies to secure them.
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Edge Computing
Fastly launches storage solution on flagship edge cloud platform
Nearline Cache was built within Compute@Edge to enable customers to innovate at scale, and to the global scale and high performance.
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Observability
Fastly adds greater functionality to serverless computing solution
The new features bring customisable logging, real-time and historical metrics, and end to end request visibility to organisations to give developers greater transparency into what happens after code is deployed within a serverless architecture.
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Edge Computing
Edge cloud platform provider Fastly expands in Australia
With points-of-presence on both Australian coasts, Fastly’s edge cloud platform gears up to better serve content on a global scale.