TOKYO – October 19, 2023– Prime Strategy Co., Ltd. (hereinafter, “Prime Strategy”) announced that the total number of KUSANAGI units in operation has exceeded 80,000.
Prime-Strategy aims KUSANAGI to become the de facto standard of acceleration solution for CMS platforms.
※Total number of measurable KUSANAGI installations in operation, on 30 available platforms.
Changes in the Total Number of KUSANAGI installations
The cumulative number of KUSANAGI units in operation measured 80,179 as of October 19, 2023.
We have reached 80,000 units in about 8 months since reaching 70,000 units in February 2023.
The growth in the cumulative number of units in operation is increasing every year, and the growth rate is expected to be particularly high from 2022 onward.
We believe that the use of the new products is progressing.
The chart below shows the cumulative number of units
The chart below shows the cumulative number of units in operation since KUSANAGI was launched in June 2015.
We have been working to expand the number of KUSANAGI 9 platforms since last year, and we will continue to work with platform providers to expand the number of KUSANAGI 9 platforms. We have been working to expand the number of platforms for KUSANAGI 9 since last year and will continue to work with each platform operator in the future.
Recent Development History
Since February, when w e reached 70,000 units, we have been working to enhance the paid version’s businessoriented functions and further increase its speed.
Enhancement of Paid Version Features
- New Risk Analysis Feature Added to “KUSANAGI”
- “KUSANAGI Container” for securely running different versions of PHP on a single server
- KUSANAGI Supports HTTP/3 (QUIC)
- KUSANAGI loads WordPress even faster – “Theme Accelerator” resolves bottlenecks and loads 50% faster
We have also worked to expand the scope of KUSANAGI’s use by making it compatible with Vagrant and VMware.
As a result of R&D to enhance AI functionality, we have released “Inspector,” a web page verification function
Provides “Inspector,” an AI-based web page verification function
Recent Development Planned
Most recently, we are working on support for Movable Type 8, which is scheduled for release in November 2023.
We will continue to research and develop AI enhancements as one of our key themes.
We are also considering providing API a s a function for developers and platforms.
Aiming to become the de facto standard for global CMS acceleration solutions
In order for KUSANAGI to be used by more people and to grow in the global market, we need to promote “innovation as a solution” by promoting stronger dialogue with domestic and overseas platform operators.
We believe that our efforts to “become the de facto standard for global CMS acceleration solutions” will greatly promote the licensing of our KUSANAGI Stack products and technology both domestically and internationally, and we will accelerate our research and development under this policy. We will accelerate research and development based on this policy.
The Ultra-fast CMS platform “KUSANAGI”
KUSANAGI is a fast and secure virtual machine image developed and provided by Prime Strategy. KUSANAGI is available in 209 regions in 34 countries, on 31 major domestic and international platforms (as of May 2023), with a cumulative total of over 80,000 units in operation (as of Octocer 2023).
KUSANAGI 9 can handle more than 25,000 concurrent requests per second (HTTP) in a typical cloud environment (*1) when using page caching, and more than 210 concurrent requests per second (both HTTP and HTTPS) when not using page caching. Compared to the standard LAMP environment (*2), the speedup is approximately 2,330 times faster when page cache is used, and approximately 20 times faster when page cache is not used.
Three editions are offered: the “Free Edition” for personal use, the paid “Business Edition” for business use, and the paid top-of-the-line “Premium Edition” for business use, which includes the WEXAL® Page Speed Technology® web acceleration engine.
*1 Microsoft Azure Standard D4as_v4インスタンス (2.35Ghz AMD EPYC 7452 プロセッサ 4 vCPU, 16GiB), Premium SSD LRS, 東日本リージョン, KUSANAGI 9.1.0-1, PHP 7.4.27, Nginx 1.21.4, MariaDB 10.5.13, WordPress 5.8.2 で計測
*2: Microsoft Azure Standard D4as_v4インスタンス (2.35Ghz AMD EPYC 7452 プロセッサ 4 vCPU, 16GiB), Premium SSD LRS, 東日本リージョン, CentOS 7.9.2009, PHP 5.6.40, Apache 2.4.6, MariaDB 5.5.68, WordPress 5.8.2 で計測
About Prime Strategy
Prime Strategy, Co., Ltd. is a software developer providing web acceleration solutions. We have locations in Tokyo and New York.
|Company Name||Prime Strategy Co., Ltd.|
(Tokyo Stock Exchange Standard Market 5250)
|Main Office||Ogawa Bldg. 10F, 1-2-2 Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan 101-0047|
|Service Details||KUSANAGI Stack Business|
・Website acceleration service
・System integration service
KUSANAGI Stack Development and Provision
・Ultra-fast CMS platform “KUSANAGI”
・Web Acceleration Engine ”WEXAL® Page Speed Technology®”
・Strategic AI “ONIMARU® David”
Prime Strategy Co., Ltd.
Ogawa Bldg. 10F, 1-2-2 Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan 101-0047
Phone: 81-3-6551-2995 / Fax: 81-3-6551-2941
Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
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