SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- EdgeCast Networks, the world’s fastest and most reliable content delivery network (CDN), recently received top industry accolades from Capacity Magazine during the eighth annual Capacity Awards ceremonies in Europe. The EdgeCast 2012 honors included Best Content Delivery Network provider and Best Market Innovation for EdgeCast’s OpenCDN technology.
The Capacity Awards recognize leading global wholesale telecommunications and service provider companies. Winners were chosen by a panel of expert telecommunications executives, analysts, and Capacity Magazine editors. EdgeCast earned the Best Content Delivery Network provider honor for the performance and service of its next-generation network that sets EdgeCast apart from competitors and has grown to deliver more than four percent of the world’s Internet traffic.
EdgeCast’s OpenCDN technology – which garnered the Best Market Innovation award – is a CDN platform that gives carriers and content providers instant access to a competitive marketplace for global IP transit while seamlessly handling the back-end administration in a consistent, open format. Using the platform, carriers and content providers can buy and sell capacity, route traffic, access rich usage and performance analytics, and settle payments—all within an easy-to-use online control panel.
“EdgeCast has developed a record of performance and innovation that has resulted in our network experiencing explosive growth on a global basis, and we’re pleased to be recognized by Capacity Magazine for these efforts,” said James Segil, EdgeCast co-founder and president.
EdgeCast also recently announced the expansion of its global network, adding new points of presence (PoP) in Vienna, Austria; Stockholm, Sweden; and São Paulo, Brazil, to expand the reach and capacity of the network.
About EdgeCast Networks
Delivering any data, anywhere, anytime, EdgeCast is the world’s fastest and most reliable content delivery network. The EdgeCast network serves billions of objects per hour on behalf of its customers and carries a significant percentage of worldwide Internet traffic. To learn more, visit www.edgecast.com.