Posted by : Randy Cooper in (CDN)
LOS ANGELES, Dec 17, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) —-EdgeCast Networks, the superior, cost-effective rich media content delivery network (CDN), today announced it was selected by Fierce Online Video as one of fifteen companies that are shaping the online video space. Fierce editors evaluated dozens of companies and chose just fifteen who "provide the skeleton, muscle and flesh of the online video industry." Editor Jim O’Neill described EdgeCast as a "CDN on a roll" and cited the company’s profitability as "no small task in the cutthroat world of the content delivery market."
This is the fourth independent industry accolade bestowed upon EdgeCast during 2009. This summer, Yankee Group named EdgeCast as the #3 content delivery network in the space, just behind the two big incumbents, Akamai and Limelight Networks. Capacity Magazine later named EdgeCast the winner of its "Best Market Innovation" award. And most recently, EdgeCast was named a finalist in Red Herring’s "Global 100,"
"The most valuable – and meaningful – recognition comes from those with nothing to gain," said James Segil, president of EdgeCast Networks. "So, it’s independent validation such as this – supported by hundreds of satisfied customers – that makes me especially proud of what the EdgeCast team has accomplished this year."
Other companies named to the list include Brightcove, blip.tv, Wowza, Marcellus, ScanScout, Kaltura, and ExtendMedia.
About EdgeCast Networks, Inc.
EdgeCast offers a superior, cost-effective global content delivery service that gives our customers and partners competitive advantage in the delivery of digital media. Our world-class content delivery platform provides customers the cost benefits and flexibility of controlling their own content delivery network while freeing them from capital investments and operational hassles. To learn more, visit www.edgecast.com.
SOURCE: EdgeCast Networks