Solution designed for changing enterprise IT requirements around end user mobility and development and deployment of complex applications in the cloud
Akamai Technologies, Inc. , the leading cloud platform for delivering secure, high-performing user experiences to any device, anywhere, today introduced Terra Alta, an enterprise-class solution designed to address the evolving complexities of application acceleration in the cloud.
Enterprises are increasingly turning to the cloud to reap economic benefits and effectively extend the reach of business applications to users outside the bounds of the traditional corporate network – both in terms of physical location and device type. At the same time, IT managers must find efficient ways to overcome issues of latency, availability, security and application control that can adversely impact web application performance and degrade the end user experience. (more…)
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, has released its Third Quarter, 2011 State of the Internet report, based on data gathered from the Akamai Intelligent Platform. The report provides insight into key India statistics such as Internet penetration, mobile traffic and data consumption, global and regional connection speeds, and observed attack traffic.
India Broadband Adoption Trends
Commenting on the report, Sanjay Singh, Senior Vice President & General Manager – Asia Pacific and Japan & Managing Director – India, Akamai Technologies, said, “Akamai is in a unique position to measure and analyze unique trends in this hyperconnected world and it is exciting to see broadband adoption in the country touching the 10% threshold. (more…)
Proven Web Site and Application Security Capabilities Now Available as Stand-alone Solution
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for delivering secure, high-performing user experiences to any device, anywhere, today introduced Akamai Kona Site Defender. The service is designed to protect the brand value of companies by shielding their web sites, applications and associated data in the face of increasing and more complex attacks. These attacks can cost companies millions in lost transactions and business productivity each year, and even higher losses in their brand value and reputation. With the introduction of Kona Site Defender, real-time web security monitoring, adaptive rate controls and other powerful features are bundled into a single, always on, cloud-based solution that can protect an enterprise’s most critical online business functions. (more…)
Cloud-based frontend optimization technology expected to complement Akamai site acceleration solutions for improving the performance of customers’ web sites and applications
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) announced today that it has acquired Blaze Software Inc., a provider of frontend optimization (FEO) technology, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai’s market-leading site acceleration solutions with technology designed to optimize the speed at which a web page is rendered, regardless of end user device. (more…)
New solutions designed to ensure success of models such as UltraViolet, help businesses secure premium content, and improve consumer access to content across a diverse set of connected devices
Akamai Technologies, the leading cloud platform for helping businesses provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, today introduced technology advancements for the rapidly evolving online entertainment industry in the areas of security and delivery, as well broader support for emerging business models.
Today’s hyperconnected world is radically changing the business of media and entertainment. Product innovation and rapid consumer adoption have created an environment where delivering a secure, high-performing consumer experience on any device is critical. This new environment brings enormous benefits and opportunities, but also real challenges. (more…)
Combined technology and teams expected to help accelerate pace of innovation incloud and mobile optimization
Akamai Technologies, Inc and Cotendo announced today that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Cotendo.
Helping to mitigate the challenges of operating in a hyperconnected world, Akamai provides a secure platform over which businesses can engage users across the Web, mobile, cloud, or a mix of public and private network environments. Cotendo offers an integrated suite of Web and mobile acceleration services. The combination of the two companies’ technologies and teams is expected to increase the pace of innovation in the areas of cloud and mobile optimization. (more…)
Frederic Moraillon takes on new role at Akamai to drive branding, marketing, and lead generation activities in Asia Pacific Japan.
Akamai Technologies Pvt Ltd. the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, has appointed Frederic Moraillon as Vice President of Marketing for Asia Pacific Japan (APJ).
Based in Singapore and reporting to Sanjay Singh, Senior Vice President & General Manager for Asia Pacific Japan at Akamai, Frederic is responsible for driving overall branding, field marketing and public relations functions with a focus on strategic growth opportunities across APJ.
Sanjay said: “We are very excited to have Frederic join us as we strengthen the leadership team in this fast-growing and diverse region. His extensive experience in business-to-business marketing and sales will be a valuable asset to us as we continue to help companies accelerate their business into the hyperconnected world. We look forward tohaving Frederic lead the team to identify market opportunities, as well as,develop, articulate and implement our go-to-market strategies across multiple industries in the region.” (more…)
Akamai DDoS Defender and Compliance Management Modules address increasingly complex challenges of doing business online
Akamai Technologies, the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide high-performing user experiences on any device,anywhere, today introduced two new solutions to the Akamai Intelligent Platform – Akamai DDoS Defender and Akamai Compliance Management Modules. Businesses extending their sites and applications onto Akamai’s Intelligent Platform expect exceptional availability of their mission-critical Web sites and applications along with assistance in meeting the stringent data compliance requirementsassociated with data privacy. These two new offerings are designed to help customers avoid the potential of millions of dollars in fines and other related costs, including downtime and irreparable damage to brand reputation.
In addition, through a new relationship with Evidon, also announced today, Akamai will be able to offer its customers easy access to advanced privacy and compliance services for the management of the Industry Self-Regulatory Program in the US, the European ePrivacy Directive, and its corollary self-regulatory effort for Online Behavioral Advertising. (more…)
Company advances technology offerings to support the migration of business to the cloud, and the consumption of web sites and rich media across mobile devicetypes
Akamai Technologies, the leading cloud platform for enabling secure, high-performing userexperiences on any device, anywhere, today unveiled wide-ranging technologyadvancements to its Akamai Intelligent Platform. Introduced at Akamai Edge 2011, the Company’s annual customer conference, Akamai demonstrated new solutions for application acceleration from the enterprise to the cloud, mobile site acceleration and adaptation, security, and the monetization and distribution of rich media – all designed specifically to meet the evolving requirements of doing business in a hyperconnected world.
The emergence of the hyperconnected world has presented new technology challenges for businesses as they strive to deliver content and applications to customers, partners, suppliers and employees, independent of user device orphysical location. Current estimates identify more than 35 billion connected devices around the world, with projections forecasting there to be a staggering 1 trillion connected devices in just the next two years.1 The Akamai Intelligent Platform is designed to mitigate the challenges of operating in a hyperconnected world by providing a single platform over which businesses can engage users across the Web, mobile, cloud, or a mix of public and private network environments. (more…)
- India ranks #17 globally in terms of unique IP addresses, #7 in terms of attack traffic origination, #109 in terms of connectivity speed
- Global average connection speed increased 23 percent year over year to 2.1 Mbps, while India’s average connection speed increased by only 0.7percent to 0.8 Mbps
Akamai Technologies the leading provider of cloud optimization services, today released its 1st Quarter, 2011 State of the Internet report. Based on data gathered from the Akamai Internet platform, which carries between 15-30 percent of the world’s Web traffic at any one time, the report provides insight into key India statistics including number of IP addresses, attack traffic,average connection speed and broadband adoption. (more…)