How the best of the web thrives.
See how today’s leading companies challenge the status quo and take on the projects that excite them the most.
How BuzzFeed improved performance (while cutting costs).
At the heart of BuzzFeed is a drive to continuously understand and champion the user experience. With Fastly, BuzzFeed reported that they cut their time to first byte in half, and encourage their team to make bolder moves — all in service of their mission.
"A new story breaks out. We need to be able to update our readers as fast as possible. Now, we can.”
Director of Engineering
How Pantheon strengthened security and user trust.
Pantheon's WebOps platform improves the productivity of web teams and enables lightning-quick websites. After years of scaling their edge caching layer, their team wanted to do even more to boost security while driving performance for their users. Today, all sites on Pantheon are served over a secure and fast Global CDN, thanks to their partnership with Fastly.
“Fastly helps us deliver securely. That’s been essential to improving the services on the platform, the reliability of the platform, and our resilience against attacks.”
CTO and Co-founder
How the Financial Times drove double-digit growth.
The Financial Times set an ambitious goal: get to one million paying subscribers by 2020. By uniting the company around one metric, they hit their goal a year early and drove unprecedented growth — all while scaling their user base and boosting innovation.
“Our North Star is the metric we use to drive our business — and the company gets behind it. We use data to drive double-digit, year-on-year growth.”
How KAYAK makes global updates in milliseconds.
KAYAK is laser-focused on making the online travel experience better — and to stay ahead, they need to act with speed and agility. That’s why they moved to Fastly. By getting complete control over their CDN, they were able to roll out site changes more quickly, deliver content in near-real-time, and improve the experience for users in over 30 countries.
“We have people who come up with crazy ideas every day, and some are really good. With prior vendors, it could take weeks to implement. With Fastly, we can go from concept to reality in days.”
VP of Information Technology