EdgeCast was founded in 2006 and operates out of Santa Monica, CA in the US. EdgeCast claims to be constantly rated amongst the fastest CDNs and participates in the Global Internet Speedup initiative. EdgeCast has 200+ employees and more than 4,000 customers including Wordpress.com, Tumblr, Imgur and Pinterest.
EdgeCast identified a smaller number of strategic global locations near primary Internet Exchange Points, and built supercharged points of presence, called SuperPOPs. These SuperPOPs have massive amounts of computing and caching power and are directly connected to all the major backbone networks.
Pricing & Contract duration
EdgeCast does not make CDN pricing info public. Get in touch with them if you want to discuss their services and get a quote.
|Pricing & Contract duration|
|Contract duration minimum||12 Months|
|Price US/EU traffic - low volume||Not Available|
|Price US/EU traffic - high volume||Not Available|
|Extra charge for APAC region traffic||Not Available|
Note: custom price plans are very common in the CDN market, especially for large volume customers. We recommend you always talk to the CDN provider about your needs and requirements and work with them to get a best-fit deal.
Features & Support
EdgeCast is a high-end CDN and has all the basic features, and more, like multiple origins and CNAMEs and an HTTP Rules Engine that gives you highly granular control over how, when - and even if - your content is served. EdgeCast provides robust security features prevent hotlinking, piracy, and other forms of content theft.
If you don't want the 12 month contract you can still use the EdgeCast CDN by signing up with a reseller.
GoGrid offers Pay As You Go prices for EdgeCast CDN services. They charge a bit more than Speedyrails: price per GB is $0.25 and a $0.60/GB storage fee.
Learn more about using EdgeCast via GoGrid
Speedyrails offers Pay As You Go prices for EdgeCast CDN services, with a low threshold: CDN only customers have a minimum $10 per month commitment. The price per GB is $0.15 and you get 1GB free storage if you do Origin-Pull. Speedyrails offers additional paid services, including standard or custom SSL certificate and RSYNC/SFTP Service (replication).
Learn more about using EdgeCast via Speedyrails
Turbobytes offers a multi-CDN service, enabling you to have your static content delivered by 6 global content delivery networks, not just one. Turbobytes closely monitors CDN performance, analyzes the data in real-time and makes intelligent decisions on which CDN to use where in the world. Result: content is always delivered by the fastest CDN, everywhere, all the time.
Turbobytes makes multi-CDN easy: one simple contract, automated performance optimization and a friendly Cancel-Anytime policy.
Learn more about using EdgeCast via Turbobytes