Limelight Chooses FastSoft

Limelight deploys FastSoft's E Series Internet accelerators to speed delivery of large files

November 17, 2008

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Limelight Chooses FastSoft

FastSoft Inc. nabbed a new customer this morning, with the announcement that Limelight Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) will be deploying its E Series Internet accelerators to speed up large file delivery.

The news comes as some validation for FastSoft's strategy of targeting content delivery networks (CDNs) by offering them a way to speed up large file delivery with its FastTCP technology. FastTCP increases the performance of large file transfers with advanced algorithms that react to network slowdowns more quickly and elegantly than traditional TCP file transfers.

"We always thought our technology was widely extensible to a number of different industries," says Dan Henderson, vice president of marketing at FastSoft. The company has a number of customers in media and entertainment that use its Internet acceleration devices for some applications like transfers of large files to post-production facilities.

But Henderson says the company believes the technology is applicable for "companies that distribute content on behalf of other people" -- like, for instance, CDNs.

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