Deutsche Telekom launches Webpage front-end optimization

New Edge Optimizer service fully optimizes Webpages on the fly

BONN – January 14, 2014 – Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS), the international wholesale division of Deutsche Telekom AG, announced the launch of Edge Optimizer today. The new service provides substantial performance improvements for static and dynamic content.

Edge Optimizer is based on the CDN technology of EdgeCast Networks, which has integrated Google’s PageSpeed front-end optimization (FEO) technology into its site acceleration offering. This integration is the first implementation that executes PageSpeed logic directly on the edge server closest to each end user—a fundamental architectural distinction that provides key improvements in site performance.

With this major step, Deutsche Telekom can now provide significant enhancements in speed for static and dynamic content to its customers worldwide.Customers can select from many best-practice optimizations to apply to their content. These optimizations are conducted on the fly, i.e., on the edge server closest to the end user without any changes to site code.

“We have seen an up to 77% improvement in site performance with Edge Optimizer in comparison with Websites without this service,” says Matthias Maurer, Head of Product Marketing Internet & Content, Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions.

With Edge Optimizer and the underlying Application Delivery Network (ADN), ICSS complements its CDN Solution portfolio, which is based on a global footprint and supports content delivery requirements, be it caching, multi-platform streaming, premium storage, content security and in-depth analytics. Value-added services and the Web-based, self-provisioning portal complete the CDN offering.

About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies with 140 million mobile customers, over 31 million fixed-network lines and more than 17 million broadband lines (as of September 30, 2013). The Group provides fixed network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers and ICT solutions for business customers and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in around 50 countries and has 230,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenues of EUR 58.2 billion in the 2012 financial year – more than half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2012).
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About Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS)
International Carrier Sales & Solutions (ICSS) is one of the world's leading carriers and an innovation driver for IP-based solutions. As an integral part of Deutsche Telekom’s International Wholesale Business unit, ICSS serves the international wholesale requirements of the DT Group with its international affiliates and more than 700 external customers worldwide. One of the units’ core competencies is to focus on building business partnerships around the globe. With years of experience in the international wholesale communication market, ICSS has the expertise to provide clients with tailor-made solutions. The innovative technologies are offered on a global basis with a special emphasis on Europe.
The cutting-edge offerings of ICSS include the following business segments:
Internet & Content: Ensure best user experience by partnering with one of the premier European Internet and content players.
Mobile World: Mobilize your customers’ lives with innovative and profitable solutions from ICSS, a premium mobile enabler.
Carrier Enterprise Services: Securely connect your customer’s global sites with a major European multi-service provider.
Global Capacity: Manage your growing European and transatlantic backbone requirements with tailored, reliable and high-speed connectivity solutions.
Global Voice: Excellence and innovation with scale from the international market leader for retail voice termination.


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