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Sr. Director, Data Insights
December 22, 2021
Behind the screens: 2021 in review
In this post, we’ll take a look back at the past year through the eyes of our edge cloud network to explore what we saw across new protocol adoption, security initiatives, network growth…
December 3, 2021
Cyber Five 2021: new normal or back to before times?
We analyzed traffic from Thanksgiving Thursday to Cyber Monday in order to understand the traffic, buying, and security trends of ecommerce's big week.
October 13, 2021
Going offline: internet disruptions we saw in Q3 2021
It’s important for companies and end users to monitor and understand internet outages so they can spot patterns, understand trends, and help mitigate disruptions. At Fastly, we monitor these…
July 21, 2021
Who Takes the Gold in the Fastly Games?
The Fastly Games compare countries in four data-driven events based on aggregated network traffic: IPv6 adoption, HTTP versions, operating system (OS) versions, and browser versions.
July 8, 2021
Talking traffic: internet disruptions we saw in Q2 2021
During the second quarter of 2021, a number of internet disruptions were observed around the world for a variety of planned and unplanned reasons. Here’s what we saw.
March 15, 2021
Impact of mobile internet disruption in Niger
In this blog post, we look at the impact of the internet service disruption in Niger from the perspective of Fastly platform traffic at a country, city, and network level.
March 8, 2021
COVID Drives “Bump” in Traffic Across Industries in 2020 | Fastly
Increased internet usage due to COVID-19 drove a ‘COVID bump’ in traffic across certain industry verticals, including digital media publishing, education, and social media.
February 11, 2021
Traffic patterns and user behaviors from Super Bowl LV
This year, Fastly joined multi-vendor tech stacks to help stream the Super Bowl for multiple digital media customers, providing us with a unique perspective of online behavior during the…
January 26, 2021
More than Bernie memes: what we saw during Inauguration Day
The inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was unique for many reasons, not the least of which was the lack of crowds due to the COVID-19 pandemic and increased…
December 9, 2020
Cyber Five: what we saw during ecommerce's big week
Ads leading up to the annual Black Friday - Cyber Monday holiday shopping weekend this year were remarkably devoid of the promises of “doorbuster” sales at the local malls and big-box stores…
November 17, 2020
Fastly’s Live Event Services help power Australia’s Lexus Melbourne Cup on 10 Play
Fastly Live Event Services helped power the Lexus Melbourne Cup, a 3-minute horse race that attracts millions of viewers across Australia. This year, the event saw more people live streaming…
November 13, 2020
Election 2020: A data story in three parts
The breadth of our network and volume of our traffic provides a portal of sorts into the global zeitgeist, helping us observe the moments the world goes online to share in a collective…
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