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Fastly’s new on-demand learning center unlocks self-paced technical training at scale

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fastly, Inc. (NYSE: FSLY), the world’s fastest global edge cloud networking provider, today announced the unveiling of its Fastly Academy, an on-demand learning center designed to help customers to hone their skills and curious developers looking for more information about its products and platform. As pressure continues to mount for resource-constrained teams of developers and engineers tasked with creating innovative new experiences in a digitally driven world, Fastly Academy’s efficient, self-service learning environment delivers teams with faster onboarding and reduced time to value as they build, secure, and deliver more powerful websites and applications.

“At The Guardian, our engineering teams are constantly developing and optimizing technology that delivers important insights quickly and at scale to our readers around the world, and Fastly is a crucial part of our solution,” said David Furey, Director principal of engineering at The Guardian. . “That’s why the Fastly Academy is an exciting new resource for our team. In the face of increased demand, higher end-user expectations and growing security challenges, we are now able to access self-paced, tiered training on Fastly’s products and services, ensuring that our team can continue to rapidly evolve and reinvent digital. large-scale experiments.

Fastly Academy includes training for all levels of learners, from beginners looking for basic web knowledge to advanced practitioners looking for more in-depth explanations of platform features across Deliver product lines, Secure and Compute from Fastly. As the newest addition to Fastly’s educational ecosystem – including technical documentation and the Developer Hub – Academy courses are self-paced, interactive and media-rich, with all training including a combination of video , text and images.

“The Academy ultimately aims to prepare users for success with the Fastly platform and to help learners of all skill levels become familiar with technology that helps improve the performance and security of digital experiences – without requiring Fastly Customer Account Manager,” said Kim Ogletree, Chief Customer Officer at Fastly. “By giving teams access to different course levels, the ability to set their own training cadence, and a view of individual account progress and course completion, organizations can standardize training at scale. that enables them to better leverage Fastly’s offerings to create fast, engaging, and safe digital experiences.

Those interested in exploring Fastly Academy must create an Academy account and do not need to be a Fastly customer to access the courses. Read our blog post, “Introducing Fastly Academy: On-Demand Learning at Your Fingertips,” for tips on how to get started and more details on training content, or email [email protected] for more details. information.

About Fastly

Fastly improves the Internet experience to give people and organizations more control, faster content, and more dynamic applications. By combining the world’s fastest global edge cloud network with powerful software, Fastly helps customers develop, deliver and secure modern distributed applications and engaging digital experiences. Fastly’s customers include many of the world’s largest companies, including Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub. For more information about our mission and our products, visit https://www.fastly.com.

Source: Fastly, Inc.