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Our Intellectual Property

The EdgeCast patent portfolio includes our own patents as well as those included in a licensing agreement with Web.com. That agreement grants EdgeCast a license covering more than thirty issued and pending patents covering a broad range of methods and techniques, such as: display and delivery of rich media; unique storage systems; automated hosting and server management; load balancing technology; and dynamic DNS technologies dating as early as 1994.

The EdgeCast patent portfolio includes various technology concentrations including:

  • Content Delivery
  • Network Federation
  • Web Hosting
  • Website Design
  • Graphic User Interface
  • Data Center Management
  • Web Server Management
  • Stats & Analytics

List of Patents

Optimized Content Distribution Based on Metrics Derived from the End User

End-to-End Monitoring and Optimization of a Content Delivery Network Using Anycast Routing

Network Connection Hand-Off using State Transformations

Systems and Methods for Performing Localized Server-Side Monitoring in a Content Delivery Network

Systems and Methods for Billing Content Providers for Designated Content Delivered over Data Network

Optimized Content Distribution based on Metrics Derived from the End-user

Optimizing Multi-hit Caching for Long Tail Content

Server-Side Monitoring and Rate Adjustment

White-list Firewall Based on the Document Object Model

Configuration Management Repository for a Distributed Platform

Sandboxing Content Optimization at the Network Edge

Bandwidth Modification For Transparent Capacity Management in a Carrier Network

Real-time Granular Statistical Reporting for Distributed Platforms

Discrete Mapping for Targeted Caching

Request Modification for Transparent Capacity Management in a Carrier Network

Optimizing Multi-Hit Caching for Long Tail Content

Systems and Methods to Uniquely Identify Assets in a Federation (2)

Global Load Balancing on a Content Delivery Network

Global Load Balancing on a Content Delivery Network (2)

Systems and Methods for Invoking Commands Across a Federation (1)

Systems and Methods for Invoking Commands Across a Federation (2)

Systems and Methods for Invoking Commands Across a Federation (3)

Systems and Methods for Invoking Commands Across a Federation (4)

Systems and Methods to Uniquely Identify Assets in a Federation

Content Network Global Replacement Policy (1)

Content Network Global Replacement Policy (2)

Content Network Global Replacement Policy (3)

System and Method for Managing Server Configurations

Automatically Configured Network Server

Synchronized Server Parameter Database

Method and Apparatus for Providing Name Services

Dynamically Incorporating Updates to Active Configuration Information

User Access to Dynamic Updating of Remote Configuration Information

Computerized Transactions Using a Computer Network

Method and system for communicating between networked clients

Using Virtual Network Address Information During Communications

Facilitating Load Balancing Across Name Servers

Method and system for communicating between clients in a computer network

Bandwidth On Demand Subscriber System

Automatic Dial-Up Dial-Down Web Hosting

Scheduling Processes Based Upon Virtual Server Identifiers

Computer Storage Systems for Computer Facilities

Method And Apparatus for Providing a Self-Service File

Hypermedia Authoring and Publishing System

Continuation of Hypermedia Authoring and Publishing System

Database Access Using Active Server Pages

Navigating Multiple Independent Windowed Image

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