EdgeCast Networks announces federated content delivery in production

May 2, 2012

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- In an industry first, EdgeCast Networks, the world’s fastest and most reliable content delivery network (CDN), today announced that its OpenCDNfederation platform is enabling the exchange of production traffic between independent CDNoperators.

This innovation changes the content delivery landscape dramatically, because for the firsttime network operators can cache customer content in markets and regions where they haveno infrastructure. This is vital as operators look to generate additional revenue without addingnetwork CAPEX or impacting the user experience. EdgeCast’s proven performance and qualitymake OpenCDN a viable alternative to the traditional geoexpansion/network investmenttradeoffs operators have struggled with for years.

EdgeCast also announced it has recently been granted several patents on techniques that arefoundational to CDN interconnection, broadening the company’s significant intellectualproperty portfolio to include CDN federation.

EdgeCast Networks Inc.

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