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Acquired byAkamai Technologies
Price$15M
Date4/2007
TermsStock

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Websiteredswoosh.net
Blogredswoosh.net/blog
CategoryFinance/Venture
Phone1-866-521-6682
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TOTAL $1.73M
FUNDING TOTAL $1.73M
Series A, 2/2006
August Capital
Radical Investments
$1.73M

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Red Swoosh

Red Swoosh is a Peer to Peer networking client from Akamai Technologies that downloads and sideloads video multicasts from websites that support the Red Swoosh technology. The Red Swoosh peercasting tool is a browser extension caches data, reflecting and sharing files delivered through the “Swoosh network” or Distributed Network. Red Swoosh utilizes a proprietary, peer-to-peer (P2P) file distribution protocol, designed for bandwidth efficiency in the transfer of large media files. The company offers a software development kit (SDK) for third-party development. This includes support for predelivery, RSS feeds, web widgets, and JavaScript applications. There is also a forum and a wiki available for the developer community.

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  1. Payday for Red Swoosh 15 million from Akamai/ (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Red Swoosh Gets $1.73 Million (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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