Limelight Networks, a global player in digital content delivery, has announced music-streaming company Rhapsody has signed an agreement, extending the companies’ 15-year relationship. Rhapsody will leverage the Limelight Orchestrate Delivery and Storage services to continue to deliver songs to its 3.5 million customers around the world.
Rhapsody, based in Seattle, Washington, was the first paid online music subscription service and has been delivering streaming music to subscribers for 15 years. By using Limelight’s content delivery network, Rhapsody consistently delivers music to its customers in milliseconds across a wide variety of connected devices, resulting in a high quality listening experience. In addition, by utilizing both the Orchestrate Delivery and Storage services, Rhapsody is able to place its vast library of more than 35 million songs closer to the end-user, resulting in improved speed of delivery globally.
“The team at Limelight has genuine interest in helping Rhapsody enhance its service, and is always willing to work with us on innovative solutions,” said Paul Vandegrift, director, business solutions management at Rhapsody. “We’ve had a long and very positive relationship with Limelight. They are easy to work with and always responsive. We look forward to continuing our relationship and working together in the future.”
“We are proud that over the many years, Limelight’s investments in our infrastructure, capabilities and global expansion have continued to support Rhapsody’s growth and the customer experience for millions of their subscribers. We look forward to continuing to work together to ensure their music is flawlessly delivered, resulting in an excellent listening experience for their customers,” said George Vonderhaar, chief sales officer, at Limelight.