FastSoft Targets Dynamic Web Pages, Video

Pasadena-based FastSoft, the Caltech spinout which develops Internet acceleration devices, said today that it has bolstered its algorithms used its product to support dynamic web pages and video. The firm said it is targeting Internet retailers, social networking sites, and content delivery network (CDN) providers with the product. FastSoft's server-side devices help accelerate TCP/IP traffic. The firm said its appliances increase speed by 30 to 500 percent without requiring client software or browser plug-ins. FastSoft is venture backed by Miramar Venture Partners, Caltech, and angel investors.