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CDNetworks Expands to Mexico

Many companies are not just outsourcing to Mexico, but building and owning manufacturing facilities

CDNetworks has added a Point of Presence (PoP) in Mexico City, helping global manufacturers quickly and easily reach partners and employees throughout Mexico.

“Mexico has become an important manufacturing hub for the world,” said Jeff Kim, President and COO, CDNetworks. “Our new PoP enables manufacturing headquarters, located in the US and Europe, to reliably and easily manage offsite resources by ensuring fast and available applications running over the internet.”

Many companies are not just outsourcing to Mexico, but building and owning manufacturing facilities. With that comes a multitude of applications needed to manage and run an offsite facility including ERP and HR systems such as SAP and Oracle. CDNetworks can accelerate these and other applications, making them 2-3 times faster and ensuring productivity does not suffer due to poor internet connectivity.

According to Peter Coy of Bloomberg Businessweek[i], “Mexico has developed a national expertise in certain industries, which makes it more attractive for companies to locate or expand plants there. Because Mexico is a major auto manufacturer, 89 of the world’s top 100 auto parts makers have production in the country.”

Auto manufacturers, including Nissan, Honda, General Motors, and Ford have all announced plans for building facilities in Mexico as well. Their US and European headquarters will need fast and reliable web applications for communication, collaboration, and resource planning. CDNetworks is now positioned in Mexico to serve these manufacturers and others with a better, more reliable user experience for partners and employees.

About CDNetworks
CDNetworks enables Global Cloud Acceleration. Our mission is to transform the Internet into a secure, reliable, scalable and high performing Application Delivery Network. CDNetworks’ unique position as the only multinational CDN with expertise and infrastructure in China, Russia and other emerging markets, enables us to be trusted partners in local markets, while serving as foremost experts on extending into global markets. Accelerating more than 40,000 global websites and cloud services over our 140 PoPs, CDNetworks serves its e-business customers across industries like finance, travel, ecommerce, learning management, high tech, manufacturing and media. CDNetworks has been serving its enterprise customers for more than 13 years, and has offices in the U.S., Korea, China, Japan, and the UK. For more information, please visit: http://www.cdnetworks.com.

[i] Peter Coy, Bloomberg Businessweek, June 27, 2013, “Four Reasons Mexico Is Becoming a Global Manufacturing Power

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