EdgeCast

  • Verizon Is Acquiring Content Delivery Network EdgeCast For More Than $350 Million

    Verizon Is Acquiring Content Delivery Network EdgeCast For More Than $350 Million

    Verizon is looking to get deeper into the content delivery business with the acquisition of Los Angeles-based CDN provider EdgeCast Networks, TechCrunch has heard. According to a source, the deal for EdgeCast — which provides CDN services to the likes of Twitter, Pinterest and Hulu — is expected to be announced in the coming days, and will be worth more than $350 million. Read More

  • CDN Provider EdgeCast Gets Into The DNS Market With Launch Of EdgeCast Route

    CDN Provider EdgeCast Gets Into The DNS Market With Launch Of EdgeCast Route

    CDN provider EdgeCast wants to get into the global DNS market, and is doing so with the launch of a product called EdgeCast Route. The new DNS offering will rely on the company’s global IP infrastructure and will be priced at a fraction of what customers expect from existing enterprise DNS services, it believes. Read More

  • EdgeCast Launches A New Content Delivery Network Just For E-Commerce Companies

    EdgeCast Launches A New Content Delivery Network Just For E-Commerce Companies

    Los Angeles-based content delivery startup EdgeCast launched a new product called EdgeCast Transact, provides a dedicated CDN built just for e-commerce companies, with all the features that e-commerce companies need. EdgeCast Transact is built on top of the company’s new Commerce Acceleration Network, which is built to be PCI-compliant and enable acceleration and optimization of… Read More

  • Imgur Now Sees 2 Billion Page Views A Month (And 3 Million Daily Uniques)

    Imgur Now Sees 2 Billion Page Views A Month (And 3 Million Daily Uniques)

    Imgur has a little piece of my heart. On long days (or really any day), as news picks up and I’m writing like a work horse or when news screeches to a halt and I’m bored out of my mind, Imgur is there for me. Paired with the imaginations and (sometimes creepy) senses of humor of my dear colleagues, I get a fun little surprise every hour or so in the form of a hilarious photo or gif. Read More

  • EdgeCast Secures $10 Million From Menlo Ventures

    EdgeCast has secured $10 million in Series C funding from an investor group led by Menlo Ventures. The content delivery network has raised a total of $20 million since 2007, counting Steamboat Ventures, Mark Amin (Vice Chairman of CinemaNow) and Jon Feltheimer (CEO of Lionsgate) as investors. EdgeCast, which has been profitable since 2009, says the funding was necessary due to a surge in… Read More

  • CDNs Are Big Business, EdgeCast Get $6 Million

    When we watch movies or play music online, there’s a flurry of unseen activity making sure that data arrives when and where it’s supposed to be. This is the job of the high speed fiber and computer systems of the internet’s content distribution networks (CDNs). Every website that streams content (live video, music) needs a CDN. The flurry of new media online has made it a… Read More