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Edge is the New Cloud: Who Will Own the Edge?
Lance Crosby • IBC365 • September 2018

“This is why I founded StackPath, a platform of secure edge services that enables developers to protect, accelerate, and innovate cloud properties ranging from websites to media delivery and IoT services. A platform that is origin agnostic, able to hyperscale, is inherently secure, and allows users to easily connect to a fully secure SaaS world. Integrated and automated through a single API and customer portal which allows anyone to build and deploy their own solutions at the edge.”



100+ #Startups Globally Accepted Into StackPath’s Propel Startup Program
Donald Wiedemeyer • Hosting Journalist • September 2018

“One year ago StackPath, a rapidly growing provider of secured cloud services built at the cloud’s edge and founded by SoftLayer founder Lance Crosby, launched StackPath Propel – a program that provides resources, insight, and expert advice to early-stage companies at no cost to them. Until today, more than 100 startups from five continents have been accepted into the program.”



StackPath is Pushing the Edge
TECHSPOT • August 2018

“StackPath has moved on toward the next milestone in the company’s evolution: StackPath 2.0. They’re pushing the edge, making it fast, agile, and, most notably, secure. And according to its founder, Lance Crosby, StackPath is the only company in the world doing it.”



Stackpath Rebrands to Help Push Integration Further
Desire Athow • TechRadar • July 2018

“StackPath has unveiled its next iteration of its platform and services which brings together the multitude of brands that it has acquired over the past two years under one label. The company has also aggressively expanded its network to include more tier-1 network carries, premium peering points, DDoS mitigation and full infrastructure deployment. It can currently provide 40Tbps of global bandwidth via 45 advanced secure edged PoPs (points of presence) globally with more coming up later this year.”



Business by the Numbers: StackPath CEO Lance Crosby on Data-Driven Business
Open-i Advisors • June 2018

“We wanted to lead off this series with an interview with Lance Crosby, former CEO of SoftLayer and now head of StackPath, a next-generation intelligent and secure web services platform. Crosby has been a huge proponent of using a data-centric approach to validate gut business decisions, and that there are always data points to track if you know where to look.”



How StackPath’s Intelligent Machine Learning Protects Financial Institutions Against Cyberattacks
Mike Randall • Cardrates.com • May 2018

"The biggest threat to enterprise computing today is cybercrime and being hacked. StackPath has built a secure CDN that gives financial institutions and other companies a better way to protect against such costly attacks. The unique platform of products and services combined under the StackPath suite of offerings can provide IT and security professionals with the peace of mind they’ve been looking for.



Interview with Lance Crosby, StackPath CEO
Rowanna • Top 10 Websites Hosting • April 2018

"StackPath is a forward-thinking company that is working to reverse the trend of security being an afterthought when it comes to technology. StackPath is re-thinking the cloud...paving a path to a more secure internet."



Shifting the Lens: Lance Crosby's Vision for Startups
Jasmin Brand • Launch DFW • January 2018

"It’s not everyday that you get an opportunity to chat with someone who’s built and sold a company for billions. Yes, billions with a “B”. But when you chat with Lance Crosby, you quickly discover that regardless of the big headlines and even bigger dollar signs that are often associated with his name, he’s just like one of us. He possesses the same intense drive, work ethic and excitement for making his vision a reality just like every other hardcore entrepreneur and tech founder. Crosby’s latest venture, StackPath, is on an ambitious mission to “make the internet safe again” with its frictionless and scalable security platform."



Ex-SoftLayer Chief Lance Crosby's New Startup Acquired Its Way To $200M In Revenue In 2 Years
Alex Konrad • Forbes • January 2018

"For his second act as a startup founder, Lance Crosby is using much deeper pockets to speed up the clock. It took him five years to reach $200 million in revenue with SoftLayer, the company he sold to IBM for $2 billion in 2013. Now running online security provider StackPath, Crosby’s replicated that feat in just 24 months... Such growth would make even the most viral app makers jealous, but StackPath did it while growing at a more mature company rate of 30%."



How Dallas-based StackPath Is Helping To Secure More Than 800,000 Businesses Worldwide With Their Security Platform
Manish Patel • VPN Crew • January 2018

"StackPath is a company that offers various businesses more security for their online assets, especially websites. It provides the web-based service that allows businesses to protect their websites from various online threats, such as hacker attacks and malicious programs, as well as enhance the overall performance of their websites. It offers a range of web-based services that include content delivery network, web application firewall, and DDoS mitigation."



Hot Dallas Startups to Watch In 2018
Phil Harvey • D CEO Magazine, January 2018

"StackPath is both a content delivery network and a cloud security specialist. Content and services running on its network are getting the internet-equivalent of an armored car escort to their destination, but at race-car speeds."



StackPath’s Speedy and Secure Content Delivery Network Helps Retailers Improve the Customer Experience and Boost Conversions
Michael Senecal • DealCrunch • December 2017

"StackPath offers a unified solution to the problems of speed and security on the web. As a secure edge services platform, StackPath offers a number of products including a content delivery network (CDN) that occupies a layer of the internet between e-commerce websites and internet carriers. StackPath works with brands to smoothly and speedily deliver content to end users no matter where they are or what device they’re on. And with security based on machine learning integrated into the architecture of StackPath’s distributed network of servers, websites and customer data are protected from breaches and attacks."



StackPath Continues Extraordinary Growth by Securing Content Delivery Networks Without Sacrificing Speed or User Experience
Laura Stamey • HostingAdvice • October 2017

"StackPath, behind a mission to secure online properties without sacrificing speed or scalability, is capitalizing on the security-first approach to content delivery."



Discontent and Disruption in the World of Content Delivery Networks
Mahendra Ramsinghani • TechCrunch • June 2017

“Newcomers like StackPath aim to win by offering a “security first” CDN, which, in the wake of the #CloudBleed can be a marketing differentiator…. Lance Crosby, is a badass.”



Security Startup StackPath Buys Again
Barb Darrow • Fortune • February 2017

“By July, when co-founder and chief executive officer Lance Crosby officially launched StackPath, it had already snapped up MaxCDN, another content delivery network with 19 points of presence around the world. Highwinds, Winter Park, Florida, is larger than MaxCDN and claims customers including game platform power Valve Corp., PBS, and Bose.”



StackPath’s Lance Crosby: How Our Company Will Change Cybersecurity
Danielle Abri • D Magazine • August 2016

“The founder and former CEO of SoftLayer is switching up the way security services can be consumed with his latest startup.”



Former IBM Cloud Chief Sets Sights on Hot Security Market
Barb Darrow • Fortune • July 2016

“Lance Crosby, who co-founded SoftLayer, the cloud computing company IBM bought three years ago for about $2 billion, is finally ready to talk about StackPath, his cybersecurity startup. It's a well-funded effort; StackPath has $150 million in backing from Boston-based private equity company, ABRY Partners, and another $30 million from what Crosby calls ‘friends and family.’”



Security-As-A-Service Startup StackPath Nabs $180M, 4 Acquisitions Including MaxCDN
TechCrunch • July 2016

“StackPath is not your ordinary security startup. For starters, it is founded by Lance Crosby — the founder and CEO of SoftLayer, which was acquired by IBM in 2013 for $2 billion, forming the basis of its new-wave cloud computing business. And second of all, is the company’s main premise. The company is banking on the premise of building a massive security platform, and going big with a flexible SaaS-style product, as a key part of how it tackles the issue of security.”



Former SoftLayer Chief Lance Crosby Surfaces at Stealthy Security Startup
Barb Darrow • Fortune • October 2015

“When Lance Crosby and Andrew Higginbotham left their respective executive posts at IBM SoftLayer and CenturyLink early this year within a month of each other, many wondered where they were headed. Now we know. The two executives are launching a security startup called StackPath.”