EdgeCast Application Delivery Network Enters GA

Santa Monica-based EdgeCast Networks, the operator of a content delivery network (CDN), said today that it has entered into general availability of its new Application Delivery Network service. The new service is focused on serving up web applications and dynamic customers for its customers. The firm has been in beta since December on the service, which is being used by such customers as Gawker Media. EdgeCast says the service is targeted at customized information portals, e-commerce applications, social media services who aren't able to cache their content at the edge.