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Hostway's CDN Chosen by CTAM to Deliver Fast-Loading Video Clips

Hostway Corporation, the global Web solutions leader, was chosen by the Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM) to host video clips of the association's Summit 08, held November 9-11 in Boston. Hostway will deliver these clips using its patent-pending content delivery network (CDN), "Edge Caching."

"Hostway is proud to have been selected by CTAM as their CDN solution provider," said John Lee, senior vice president for Hostway. "Our Edge Caching service takes advantage of Hostway's worldwide network of data centers to deliver content over the Internet without the long wait times typically associated with online video."

Edge Caching is a system of servers deployed across four continents that operate together to deliver content via the Internet. When a visitor downloads a CTAM Summit video clip, Edge Caching will select the best servers in terms of proximity and traffic load and rapidly deliver the video to the end-user from those servers. With multiple servers working toward the same goal, Edge Caching drastically reduces the amount of time it takes to deliver the video clips.

"With Hostway's help, CTAM will be able to share the general session programs from Summit 08 with all CTAM members regardless of whether they can attend in person," stated Seth Morrison, senior vice president and general manager of corporate initiatives for CTAM. "We were especially pleased to be able to partner with Hostway, as they have been actively involved with CTAM since 2006."

CTAM Summit 08 will examine how consumer marketers, product developers and managers, and affiliate sales executives can capitalize on fast-changing technology and improve the consumer experience in television, Internet and phone.

Hostway will also have a booth at Summit 08 to present Hostway's wholesale Web services. This integrated platform enables cable and telecom providers to offer a comprehensive menu of privately labeled services, including Web hosting, advanced email, ecommerce, online backup and storage, hosted Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Fax over Email and Web site design.

For more information about Hostway's Private Label Services, go to www.privatelabel.hostway.com or visit Hostway at booth #2223 at the CTAM Summit 08.

About Hostway Corporation
Founded in 1998, Hostway Corporation is a proven leader in Private Label Web Services. Hostway has extensive experience in migration of existing accounts, driving new consumer and commercial adoption, and maximizing customer retention. Our demonstrated commitment to supplying award-winning fully featured products and services guarantees our partners remain at the forefront of today's technology. With nearly 2,000,000 customers worldwide, Hostway is the third largest hosting company in North America. Hostway has more than 700 employees across the globe, operates more than 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art data centers and maintains a direct presence in 13 countries with 17 worldwide operation centers.

Lyza Swearingen Latham
Director of Marketing
Hostway Corporation


About Hostway – Hostway Corporation provides domain name registration, Web hosting and ecommerce, colocation, managed dedicated hosting, SaaS hosting, Web design and online marketing services to over 1.4 million Web sites and 2 million customers worldwide. It operates over 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art data centers that reduce the complexity and cost of Web-based technologies for small businesses and large enterprises. Learn More

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