Internet Software and Services
Company Overview of Highwinds Network Group, Inc.
Highwinds Network Group, Inc. provides content delivery network services in the United States and internationally. It runs RollingThunder, a network infrastructure that offers high-definition content delivery, IPTV, mobile delivery, and live streaming solutions. The company serves sports, media, entertainment, game delivery network, CLEC, IPTV, social media, faith based, enterprise, software and technology, education and government, and channel and reseller industries; and advertising networks, ISPs, carriers, and cable MSOs. Highwinds Network Group Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Winter Park, Florida. The company has data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, M...
807 West Morse Boulevard
Winter Park, FL 32789
Founded in 2002
Key Executives for Highwinds Network Group, Inc.
President of Hosted IP Services
Chief Operating Officer of Hosted IP Services
Chief Technology Officer of Hosted IP Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Highwinds Network Group, Inc. Key Developments
Highwinds Appoints Chris Petrovic to Board of Directors
Sep 12 13
Highwinds announced that it has appointed Chris Petrovic to its board of directors. Petrovic started his career running early-stage, venture-backed Internet companies. From there he spent time in venture capital before holding senior-level digital positions at GameStop, Playboy Enterprises and American Greetings Interactive.
Highwinds Closes New $205 Million Debt Financing Transaction with Cerberus Business Finance
Aug 12 13
Highwinds announced that it has closed a new $205 million debt financing transaction with Cerberus Business Finance, LLC and Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. including follow-on investment from General Catalyst Partners serving as private equity sponsor. It has resulted in the recapitalization of the business, and it positions Highwinds for aggressive growth through both organic and M&A investment opportunities, including further expansion of its global content delivery platform.
GameFly's Portfolio of Downloadable Video Games for Instant Play on Computers to Be Delivered over Highwinds Network Group, Inc. GDN(TM) (Game Delivery Network) to GameFly customers
Oct 10 12
Highwinds Network Group, Inc. announced that GameFly's entire portfolio of downloadable video games for instant play on computers is being delivered over Highwinds GDN(TM) (Game Delivery Network) to GameFly customers. GameFly, which began as a game-by-mail subscription service in 2002, has expanded its offerings over the past year to include online game rentals and purchases, GameFly stakes a major claim in America's downloadable game market. It offers a selection of over 8,000 console and handheld titles and over 1,500 PC titles through the GameFly Client and Unlimited PC Play service for gamers who want the instant gratification of accessing a game and playing it right away. GameFly selected Highwinds to support their download-and-play service following extensive performance testing with several top-tier content delivery network (CDN) providers. Highwinds created the GDN as the ultimate platform for delivering online games to global audiences. By leveraging Highwinds GDN for the delivery of its downloadable game titles, GameFly has access to a comprehensive suite of game delivery solutions not available through other CDNs. Highwinds GDN includes tools for quickly and reliably launching, patching, monetizing, analyzing and delivering online games, while fueling faster downloads, lower delivery costs and fewer abandonments.
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