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The Limelight Orchestrate™ Solution for Media and Broadcasters Named Edison Awards Finalist

Company Release - 2/26/2015 9:05 AM ET

Leader in Content Delivery Networking (CDN) to be Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 23 in New York

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Limelight Networks, Inc. (“Limelight”), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced that The Limelight Orchestrate (“Orchestrate”) solution for Media and Broadcasters has been named a 2015 Award Finalist by the internationally renowned Edison Awards™. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison’s persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.

“It’s exciting to see companies like Limelight continuing Thomas Edison’s legacy of challenging conventional thinking,” said Frank Bonafilia, Edison Awards’ executive director. “Edison Awards recognizes the game-changing products and services, and the teams that brought them to consumers.” Award winners will be announced April 23, 2015 at the Edison Awards Annual Gala, held in the historic Ballroom of The Capitale in New York City.

“We are honored to be named a finalist by the Edison Awards,” said Kirby Wadsworth, CMO at Limelight. “Since developing and launching the Orchestrate solution for Media and Broadcasters, major players across the world in broadcast, sports, and live events are utilizing our platform to deliver broadcast quality video globally. We help to deliver a seamless video experience for consumers while simultaneously strengthening the content creator’s business, and we are thrilled to be recognized by the judging committee for our efforts.”

Edison Award nominees are judged by more than 3,000 senior business executives and academics from across the nation whose votes acknowledge the Finalists’ success in meeting the award’s stringent criteria of quality. The voting panel includes members of the Chief Marketing Officer Council (CMO), Design Management Institute (DMI), American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Georgia State Marketing Roundtable (GSU), Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), and Assoc. of Technology Mgmt & Applied Engineering (ATMAE). Past Edison Award winners include marketing professionals, scientists, designers, engineers and academics.

About Limelight

Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, empowers customers to better engage digital audiences by enabling them to manage and deliver digital content on any device, anywhere in the world. The company’s award winning Limelight Orchestrate™ platform includes an integrated suite of content delivery technology and services that helps organizations deliver exceptional multi-screen experiences, improve brand awareness, drive revenue, and enhance customer relationships — all while reducing costs. For more information, please visit www.limelight.com, read our blog, and be sure to follow us on Twitter® at www.twitter.com/llnw.

About Edison Awards

The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. For more information about the Edison Awards, Edison Universe and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.

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