Rocky River, Ohio- December 10, 2008 – Webcast Group, Inc.(www.webcastgroup.com) a leading provider in the webcasting industry is proud to announce their partnership with EdgeCast Networks (www.edgecast.com), the superior, cost-effective global content delivery service that gives their customers competitive advantage in the delivery of digital media. This partnership will allow Webcast Group the ability to serve a more global audience with their already superior fully managed webcast technology and services.
Webcast Group and Edgecast both wish to give clients a service advantage unprecedented in the industry. In webcasting – much like the CDN space -, clients and their viewers are the most important part of each event. The webcasts need to reach viewers all across the globe and give them all the same positive experience. With the Webcast Group’s choice to use the Edgecast CDN, with its global footprint, high speed streaming and content delivery service, viewers everywhere – whether in Sydney, Paris or Los Angeles – all will experience the same jitter-free video and crystal clear audio.
“Webcast Group’s partnership with Edgecast provides the reliability that is necessary when corporations depend on us to get their message out using our webcasting services” said Shaun Collins, vice president of information technology at the Webcast Group. “The EdgeCast partnership enables us to become more scalable and dependable and fits the needs of our growing list of clients and their viewers who depend on us to provide a seamless, positive process and always provide a stellar viewer experience. Our focus is on delivering perfect events” said Collins. “We are a leader within the industry of managed webcasts, and have a dependable track record that Edgecast adds to.”