[Beijing, China – Feburary 22, 2008] ChinaCache, a leading content delivery network (CDN) service provider in China, today announced support for Microsoft Silverlight, a cross-platform and cross-browser plug-in for delivering next generation applications for the Web. The support for Silverlight will further enhance ChinaCache’s ability to offer high quality streaming of rich media and interactive applications and to effectively address the streaming needs in the China market.
As the largest CDN service provider in China, ChinaCache offers a wide range of streaming services to its customers in the media and entertainment industries across China. By utilizing Silverlight in its nationwide CDN streaming platform, ChinaCache will not only enrich its streaming service portfolio but also enhance its capabilities in service delivery.
“ChinaCache’s broad customer base in China will benefit through the use of Silverlight to significantly enhance the user experience of its customers. We are very pleased that ChinaCache is incorporating our effective streaming tools with its CDN to provide high-performance streaming services to its customers,” said Tom Honeybone, senior director, Silverlight business development at Microsoft Corp.
“The fast growing streaming market in China has created increasing demand for high performance and high quality video services. The incorporation of Silverlight with our CDN platform will help enhance our ability to roll out more and better streaming solutions tailored to the needs of our customers across China. We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Microsoft on this initiative,” said Song Wang, CEO of ChinaCache.