EdgeCast CDN-Better Performance, Security and Reliability.
Industry challenges and opportunities
Internet usage continues to grow worldwide. Over a billion new users have joined the internet since 2013. By 2021, 82% of all internet traffic will be video.1 A primary driver for internet adoption is mobile phones, with nearly 80% of digital video viewers using their mobile phones to stream content.
As we move to a mobile-only or mobile-first world, it’s critical that your content delivery partner has the available capacity and scale to reliably deliver your video, images, and content at the fastest speeds with the highest quality of experience. Performance that builds audiences Flawless digital experiences begins with an intelligent, interconnected global network built for media.
Featuring massive bandwidth capacity, advanced caching and acceleration strategies, the Edgecast CDN delivers lightning-fast performance, always-on availability, stringent security and a flexible configuration required of the modern internet and global viewers.
Our advanced technology includes support for Quick UDP Internet Connections (QUIC) — a next-generation protocol that maximizes website speed and security, and intelligent load balancing to ensure faster delivery of each request.
Our open peering policies provide single-hop, low latency connections to thousands of networks; delivering content faster to even the most remote geographies, and enabling you to scale to new markets quickly, delivering your content fast and securely to any device, anywhere in the world.
Web, video and API acceleration
Static and dynamic content acceleration helps you pack in more video, images, data-heavy video games and widgets to meet viewer expectations. Respond faster to requests and deliver richer content on every screen so that your customers receive high-quality, Instant-on experiences wherever they are.
We make experiences better on the edge. Provide visibility into how your business rules are being configured, flexibility to manage configurations and rules through a web portal. You can also create custom rules to specify precisely how edge-servers cache and deliver your content. We also include support for Lua scripting for endless possibilities at the edge, from increasing your cache-hit ratio to squeezing even better performance out of your website and apps.
We provide comprehensive, PCI-certified security that protects your websites and mobile applications at every level. From massive network-layer DDoS attacks to advanced application-layer attacks, our comprehensive Cloud Security Solution protects you from a full complement of malicious bots and other cyber threats.