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Origin Storage Services

Automated workflow, high availability, and lightning-fast delivery for all your content

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The strength to drive your digital presence

Your content is the foundation of your digital presence. However, managing a large content library can be a challenge. You need a workflow that lets you efficiently add new content, provide fast access in multiple regions, secure and protect your content, and control cost. And most importantly, you need to deliver exceptional customer experience every time, for every piece of content, to users everywhere.


Limelight Origin Storage Services is the intelligent solution for driving great user experience through content delivery networks (CDNs). Simplify your workflow with ingest automation, high availability, global scale, and multi-CDN support, all at an excellent value. And keep your audience engaged with up to 200% faster, more reliable delivery of video-on-demand, file distribution, web acceleration, gaming, or e-commerce content.

Limelight Origin Storage Services

Why Storage Matters in a Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Limelight Origin Storage Services are optimized for content delivery workflows. Features include:

Automatic Replication

Save time and resources with easy-to-use policy-based content replication at no extra cost. Automatically locate your content close to your audience, reduce the operational costs of managing your content library, and ensure your content is always available (Standard class only).

Intelligent Ingest

Intelligent Ingest simplifies the migration of content to Limelight Origin Storage. Content can be automatically uploaded based on either user demand or a manifest of files to be ingested. Watch the Intelligent Ingest Video.

Flexible Upload

In addition to Intelligent Ingest, you can upload content from locations worldwide using a web-based GUI, Limelight's API which supports multi-part uploads, Aspera, and legacy protocols including FTP, SCP, SFTP, RSYNC, and FTP-SSL.

High-Speed Retrieval

Deliver every asset lightning fast. Limelight's high-performance Origin Storage is collocated and tightly integrated within the Orchestrate Platform. Content is automatically accessed from the fastest site.

Security, Availability and Durability

Storing your content within the globally distributed Orchestrate Platform protects against the new breed of distributed cyber-threats. The dense distributed architecture also improves availability and durability.

Exceptional Multi-CDN Performance

Make your multi-CDN delivery faster and more reliable in every region. Ideal as the primary or backup origin for any delivery service or CDN, regardless of the location and size of the content library.

Scalability and Flexibility

Scale on-demand as needs change, with virtually unlimited capacity. Choose different replication policies for different libraries (Standard class only).

Choice of Classes of Service

Choose Standard class for the highest-performance delivery of frequently accessed data, or Infrequent Access class for content that is accessed less frequently but requires rapid access when needed. See the datasheet for more details.


Whether it’s video-on-demand, file distribution, gaming, or serving large web objects like images and audio, Limelight Origin Storage Services give you the power to deliver the best content experiences anywhere.

Learn more about how the Limelight Orchestrate Platform integrates a massive global private infrastructure, advanced content delivery capabilities, and support services to help you deliver the best online experiences.

White Paper: Best Practices to Automate and Accelerate Your Content Delivery

Get dramatic improvements by optimizing CDN Origin Storage

Data Sheet: Origin Storage Services

Solving your toughest content delivery challenges

Data Sheet: Intelligent Ingest

Simplifies the migration of content to Limelight Origin Storage