Limelight Networks

Limelight operates a private, globally distributed, high-performance network and provides a suite of integrated services marketed as the Limelight Orchestrate Platform. These services include content delivery, video content management, website and web application acceleration, website and content security, and cloud storage services. The services the Company provide help its customers optimize and deliver digital content to web, mobile, social media, gaming, large screen, and other digital channels. These services provide advanced features to enable digital workflows for video publishing, content distribution for any device, and website and web application acceleration. Limelight services incorporate content and application security, file management, video transformation, distributed storage functionality, and the analytics and reporting associated with them. These services leverage a global network, which provides highly available, highly redundant storage, bandwidth, and computing resources, as well as connectivity to last-mile broadband network providers.

Company Growth (employees)
Tempe, US
Size (employees)
533 (est)-15%
Limelight Networks was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Tempe, US

Limelight Networks Office Locations

Limelight Networks has offices in Tempe, Burlington, London, Seattle and in 10 other locations
Tempe, US (HQ)
222 S Mill Ave
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Limelight Networks Data and Metrics

Limelight Networks Financial Metrics

Limelight Networks's revenue was reported to be $168.2 m in FY, 2016 which is a 2% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

168.2 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

71.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(73.9 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

(72.4 m)

Market capitalization (19-Sep-2017)

412 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

19.2 m
Limelight Networks's current market capitalization is $412 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


173.4 m162.3 m170.9 m168.2 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

111.7 m98.8 m102.8 m96.9 m

Gross profit

61.7 m63.4 m68.1 m71.3 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


86 m57.8 m44.7 m21.7 m

Accounts Receivable

21.4 m22.6 m26.8 m27.4 m


8.2 m9.6 m9.6 m4.9 m

Current Assets

148.5 m125.6 m109.6 m98.7 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


73.4 m67 m45.5 m40.5 m35.5 m24.1 m30.9 m74.4 m19.2 m

Accounts Receivable

24.1 m22.4 m27.4 m31.4 m27.2 m27.5 m24.9 m22.9 m26.2 m

Current Assets

139.5 m133.1 m116.8 m116.4 m106.1 m57.9 m125 m102.8 m91.1 m


32.6 m32.2 m34.1 m37.8 m40.1 m33.3 m30.6 m29.6 m30.2 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(35.4 m)(24.9 m)(24 m)(73.9 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.8 m3.5 m2.9 m2.5 m

Accounts Receivable

2.6 m(1.6 m)(5.2 m)(760 k)


1.2 m(1.8 m)(194 k)4.6 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Limelight Networks Operating Metrics

Limelight Networks's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 851 in FY, 2016, which is a 12% decrease from the previous period. Limelight Networks's Patent Applications was reported to be 8 in FY, 2016, which is a 79% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Q2, 2017

Patents (US)


Patent Applications


Patents (foreign)


Trademarks (US)

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Limelight Networks Market Value History

Limelight Networks Median Salaries

Source: 15 public H-1B filings from Limelight Networks

Traffic Overview of Limelight Networks

Limelight Networks Online and Social Media Presence

Limelight Networks News and Updates

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Limelight Networks Company Life and Culture

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