ATLANTA, November 24, 2009 —The CDN space has gone through a lot of turmoil, hot as a pistol for five or six years with big investments driving the creation of content delivery network companies and the inevitable shakeout that squeezed numbers significantly.

A new raft of VC-backed companies have begun to stake claims again, following the massive move toward enterprise video, live streaming and a seemingly endless parade of UGC in the past couple of years. comScore says that in September, nearly 85% of the total U.S. Internet audience watched online video, and the average online viewer watched 9.8 hours of video. Still, the industry remains unsettled, facing some of the same problems that purged it previously.

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