Fastly Live Event Monitoring

Deliver superior live streaming experiences or events your users demand – at scale.

When revenue relies on large live streaming or high traffic online retail promotions you want to make sure your event doesn’t become a delivery crisis. If you are anticipating a  large live or high traffic event, Fastly offers a powerful combination of Customer Support expertise and real-time data to alert you as we detect issues with internet congestion and  upstream or downstream providers.


Deliver exceptional experiences with real-time data

Up to the second insights detect issues with internet congestion and upstream or downstream providers. Live customer support allows you to troubleshoot issues before they impact your end-user’s experience and thus, your revenue. 

  • Up to the second insight into your network traffic

  • Live communication and real-time notifications

  • Deploy solutions globally in near-real time

Lower operational costs

The delivery and observability services offered under Live Event Monitoring all minimize the risk of downtime and cut down on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO.)

  • Request collapsing reduces trips to origin

  • Capacity planning ensures bandwidth availability

  • Alleviate cloud and on-premise infrastructure strain

Retain business with consistent service

Preparation prior to high profile events helps to ensure that you will retain and build business. With Live Event Monitoring, our Fastly engineers partner with your teams to both achieve the same common goal – deliver the best user experiences possible no matter the issues behind the scenes. 

  • Consistently deliver high traffic events

  • Retain customers and interest prospects

  • Efficiently troubleshoot with Fastly engineers in real-time

Meet a more powerful global network.

Our network is all about greater efficiency. With our strategically placed points of presence (POPs), you can scale on-demand and deliver seamlessly during major events and traffic spikes. Get the peace of mind that comes with truly reliable performance — wherever users may be browsing, watching, shopping, or doing business.

313 Tbps

Edge network capacity1

150 ms

Mean purge time2

>1.8 trillion

Daily requests served4

~90% of customers

Run Next-Gen WAF in blocking mode3

As of September 30, 2023

As of December 31, 2019

As of March 31, 2021

As of July 31, 2023

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