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Netflix Dropping Akamai?

Tuesday, 9 Nov 2010 | 6:32 PM ET

The power of cult stock Netflix sent shock waves through the cloud computing space Tuesday, reports CNBC's Melissa Lee.

Shares of Akamai Technologies dropped on talks it may lose business from Netflix . Published reports indicate the online content distributor may do business with Limelight Networks and Level 3 Communications . As a result, shares of both companies ended higher.

Netflix Shifting Away from Akamai?
Level Three gets a content delivery deal from Netflix. Insight with Colin Sebastian, Lazard analyst.

Meanwhile, both Akamai and Netflix insisted their relationship is not frayed, but it seems the market thinks otherwise. For more thoughts on the matter, Lee spoke with Lazard Capital analyst Colin Sebastian. Watch the video to see the full interview.

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