Company Overview

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Status:
Acquired by Akamai Technologies
Founders:
Travis Kalanick, Michael Todd
Funding:
$1.7M
Categories:
Finance
Description:
Red Swoosh is a peer-to-peer content delivery company that develops client-side technology to support, manage and distribute media files.

Detailed Description

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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.

Past Team (4)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $1.7M

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Investors (2)

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