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EdgeCast

The world's fastest and most reliable content delivery network.
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What is EdgeCast?

EdgeCast is a content delivery network (CDN) that helps companies accelerate and deliver static and dynamic content to end users around the world. Major customers include Yahoo!, Tumblr, Pinterest, Wordpress, and Imgur. The company has about 4,500 customers (as of June 2012) and carries about 5% of the world’s internet traffic.
EdgeCast is a tool in the Content Delivery Network category of a tech stack.

Who uses EdgeCast?

Companies
86 companies reportedly use EdgeCast in their tech stacks, including Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Accenture.

Developers
20 developers on StackShare have stated that they use EdgeCast.
Decisions about EdgeCast

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose EdgeCast in their tech stack.

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EdgeCast's Features

  • Caching- From whole sites to mobile, our acceleration and delivery services will bring you to the world's digital doorstep.
  • Application Delivery- Accelerate delivery of your web applications and non-static content.
  • Streaming- Flash, Silverlight, or HTTP – live or on-demand, we'll deliver it better than anyone.
  • Analytics- Total and immediate visibility into content performance and the user experience.
  • Storage- Origin is more than just CDN storage. Security, replication, and caching infrastructures mean massive scale at ultra-fast speeds.
  • Data Center- Expand your footprint by deploying hardware and applications within our optimized facilities.
  • Security- Our powerful security tools protect your content and applications from unauthorized use.
  • Rules Engine- This powerful new tool gives you highly granular control over how, when - and even if - your content is served.
  • Edge Optimizer- Powered by Google PageSpeed, Edge Optimizer keeps your application's data and logic off of your network.

EdgeCast Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to EdgeCast?
Akamai
If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward.
CloudFlare
Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
Incapsula
Through an application-aware, global content delivery network (CDN), Incapsula provides any website and web application with best-of-breed security, DDoS protection, load balancing and failover solutions.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
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EdgeCast's Followers
45 developers follow EdgeCast to keep up with related blogs and decisions.