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A method for processing content objects within a content delivery network (CDN) having a plurality of points of presence (POPs) in different defined geographies is disclosed. A content object is gathered from one of the plurality of POPs in a first defined geography. It is determined that a processing function is to be performed on the content object. Geographical restrictions on the processing function are analyzed. A second defined geography for performing the processing function is determined. The content object is sent to a resource that performs the processing function in the second defined geography. The processing function is performed with the resource at the second defined geography to produce a processed content object. From a plurality of content stores in the plurality of POPs, a content store is found to hold the processed content object. The processed content object is stored on the content store.

Title
Content processing between locations workflow in content delivery networks
Application Number
13/336743
Publication Number
8396970 (B2)
Application Date
December 23, 2011
Publication Date
March 12, 2013
Inventor
Wylie Swanson
Tempe
AZ, US
Sig Lange
Tempe
AZ, US
Neil Dunbar
Bristol
GB
Luke Knol
Tempe
AZ, US
Jared Boelens
Tempe
AZ, US
Jacob S Roersma
Grand Rapids
MI, US
Bryan Black
Tempe
AZ, US
Agent
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
Assignee
Limelight Networks
AZ, US
IPC
G06F 15/173
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