February 5, 2009 (HOSTSEARCH.COM) Web host NaviSite
has partnered with EdgeCast Networks
, it was reported recently. The companies will work on delivering a next-generation content delivery portfolio using EdgeCast's CDN platform. The new NaviSite content delivery portfolio will include a mix of CDN-based services such as caching, electronic file delivery, streaming of rich media, web portal and API tools, auto provisioning, advanced real-time reporting, and continuous support.
"In today's digital world, businesses need to deliver all kinds of content to users spread around the world: a challenging task, explained NaviSites CTO, Denis Martin. Organizations today need to move past traditional content delivery networks and service providers that cannot handle the load, the latest formats, or the distances, or offer efficient management and reporting tools. Our new set of CDN offerings based on EdgeCast platform gives our customers an up-to-date, cost-effective, speedy solution, freeing them from their content delivery worries."
NaviSite chose EdgeCast based on its experience and expertise in enabling organizations to quickly and reliably deliver digital content including video, music, games, and live streaming to end users across the globe. EdgeCast's CDN platform uses a range of technologies including global load balancing, advanced reporting, and a global network of 14 points of presence (POPs), enabling faster and more efficient routing, easy provisioning, enhanced reporting and analytics, and a flexible pricing model.
"For more than a decade, NaviSite has led the industry in providing organizations, large and small, with superior hosting and application delivery solutions," added EdgeCast Networks Cofounder and President, James Segil. "By adding the EdgeCast content delivery network to their portfolio of offerings, NaviSite is again showing its customers that it is serious about fast, reliable content delivery whether it's around the corner or around the world. We're very excited that NaviSite chose our technology and our network to power this new suite of offerings."
NaviSite provides managed application services, application development, implementation and management to over 1,500 customers. The companys platform utilizes 16 state-of-the-art data centers. With headquarters in Los Angeles, USA, EdgeCasts global content delivery service give customers and partners competitive advantage in the delivery of digital media.