SOURCE: Cotendo


September 07, 2011 08:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cotendo's General Manager for Mobile and Redfin CTO to Present Free Fierce!Live Webinar: "How to Avoid the Great Mobile Slowdown -- Best Practices for Accelerating Mobile Content"

Industry Executives Join Forces for Fierce!Live Event on Mobile Cloud Acceleration Services

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2011) - Cotendo, the fast-growing innovator of cloud-based acceleration services for traditional and mobile websites and applications, today announced an exciting free webinar, "How to Avoid the Great Mobile Slowdown -- Best Practices for Accelerating Mobile Content." The event will discuss different causes for why mobile sites are so slow, a case study from Redfin, and best practices for a speeding up mobile delivery times and cut latency at the network, content and logic layer.

Date: September 14, 2011
Time: 2 pm ET / 11 am PT / 7 pm CET

Presentation Discussion: Stripping out rich mobile content to optimize your website for mobile users can speed up delivery times but it kills user engagement. As a result, the best efforts to monetize mobile sites and connected mobile applications are wasted. However, it is possible for fast response times and a rich user experience to coexist.

Speakers for this key industry event include:
Michael Young, Chief Technology Officer, Redfin
Shlomi Gian, General Manager, Mobile Acceleration, Cotendo
Fima Leshinsky, Mobile Solution Architect, Cotendo

Highlights -- what attendees will learn:

  • The number one mistake you may be making when optimizing your website for mobile
  • Real-world lessons from leading mobile content and performance experts to reduce page load times
  • New approaches for accelerating content at the network, content and logic level to boost user engagement
  • How to avoid the trade-offs between mobile content and speed

Registration for the event is located here:

About Cotendo
A fast growing innovator of cloud-based acceleration technologies, Cotendo offers an integrated suite of Web and Mobile Acceleration Services from its 30 global distributed point of presence (POPs). Cotendo's single platform software was built from the ground-up and includes acceleration services for dynamic web applications, static and dynamic web content, SSL, Advanced DNS, Adaptive Image Compression, performance monitoring and automatic failover as well as real-time reports and analytics. Cotendo also offers a distributed cloud application environment called Cloudlet that allows decision-making (logic, data) at the edge, closest to the end users. Cotendo's customer base includes Fortune 500 enterprises, Tier 1 telecommunications providers and the world's largest social networks, eCommerce sites, and advertising networks, Cotendo's unique suite of software-based content acceleration offerings provide unprecedented site performance, transparency and application-level management capabilities as well as granular content delivery flexibility, and best-in-class content acceleration capabilities. The company's management team is comprised of acknowledged innovators in intelligent content management, content delivery networks, and mobile performance and has been honored with awards including the Red Herring Top 100, AlwaysOn Global 250 Private Companies, the MIT TR Top 50 Most Innovative companies, and the Businessweek Top 50 tech start-ups. Founded in 2008, Cotendo is funded by Sequoia Capital, Benchmark Capital and Tenaya Capital. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with R&D based in Israel. For more information about Cotendo and its Web and Mobile Acceleration Services Suite, visit

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