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In a framework wherein resources of a content provider may be delivered to clients from different domains, a method distributes the requests based on content-provider policies. In some cases, the domains include at least two distinct content delivery network (CDN) domains. The domains may include a content provider domain. Responsive to a request, either the content provider domain or one of the two CDN domains is selected, the selection being based at least in part on one or more policies set by the content provider.

Title
Policy-based content delivery network selection
Application Number
11/976648
Publication Number
7860964 (B2)
Application Date
October 26, 2007
Publication Date
December 28, 2010
Inventor
Ted Middleton
Moorpark
CA, US
David Pfitzner
Thousand Oaks
CA, US
Aric Hagberg
Santa Fe
NM, US
Jeffrey Koller
Torrance
CA, US
Michael S Warren
Santa Fe
NM, US
John K Salmon
Altadena
CA, US
Paul E Stolorz
Thousand Oaks
CA, US
Maksim Yevmenkin
Thousand Oaks
CA, US
Mark Brady
Thousand Oaks
CA, US
Agent
Brian Siritzky
Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdy
Assignee
Level 3 Communications
CO, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
G06F 15/173
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