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CDNetworks to Host Webinar on Extending e-Business into China, Featuring Principal Analyst Chenxi Wang of Independent Research Firm

CDNetworks to Host Webinar on Extending e-Business into China, Featuring Principal Analyst Chenxi Wang of Independent Research Firm

05.02.2011

San Jose, California and Shanghai, China – CDNetworks, the only global content delivery network with local expertise and infrastructure on six continents, including China, today announced that Chenxi Wang, Ph.D., Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Inc., will be a guest speaker and join CDNetworks VP of Global Products & Marketing, Jeff Kim, to discuss the opportunities, challenges and solutions for extending Web business and applications into China.

The webinar was presented on Thursday May 5, 2011. You may review the summary below.

About the Webinar
Expansion into China via the Internet is a strategic priority for many organizations. With 457 million Internet users, China represents an unprecedented sales and marketing opportunity for businesses seeking to grow revenue in the face of stagnant economic conditions in the Western hemisphere. Additionally, a growing number of product companies strive to more efficiently collaborate with China-based employees, manufacturing facilities and supply chain partners. However, many find that unforeseen governmental and technological obstacles hinder their efforts to quickly penetrate and operate efficiently within China.

The presentation will surface key factors that Western businesses should consider when developing a China strategy, including the following:

About the Speakers
Dr. Chenxi Wang is a Vice President and Principal Analyst for Forrester Research, Inc. Chenxi is a China native. She spearheads Forrester’s coverage on the China IT market as well as several areas for cloud and computer security. Chenxi is a frequent keynote speaker in research and industry conferences and is frequently quoted by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg. Prior to joining Forrester, Chenxi was an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. Chenxi holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Virginia.

Jeff Kim is Vice President of Global Products & Marketing for CDNetworks. Jeff is responsible for the company’s global product strategy and roadmap, as well as the launch of products into the marketplace. As a CDN industry veteran, Jeff brings more than fifteen years of product management experience to the company’s leadership team. Prior to joining CDNetworks, Jeff was an executive at BitGravity and helped start the CDN industry at Akamai where he conceptualized, developed and launched products that revolutionized the space.

About CDNetworks
CDNetworks is the highest performing global content delivery network (CDN), providing unparalleled speed and reliability of website content and application delivery anywhere in the world. Our commitment to cloud-based network performance and superior customer support set us apart from all other CDNs. That is why more than 1,200 companies across industries, including gaming, high tech, manufacturing, media, retail and software rely on CDNetworks to delight their website users while minimizing content and application delivery costs. With more than 100 points of presence across 6 continents, including numerous PoPs in China, CDNetworks helps our customers get closer to their end users. Founded in 2000, CDNetworks has offices in the U.S., Korea, China, Europe, and Japan.  For more information, please visit: www.cdnetworks.com