Overview: Akamai is the global leader in distributed computing solutions and services, making the Internet predictable, scalable, and secure for conducting profitable e-business.
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Solutions offered by Akamai Technologies.
EdgePlatform for Application Acceleration and Delivery by Akamai Technologies.
The Akamai EdgePlatform is a purpose built Application Delivery Network that accelerates delivery of applications and content over the Internet, which can lead to increased usage, adoption and improved productivity.
Research offered by Akamai Technologies
Akamai Insight: Time to Market Matters for Online Video Media by Akamai Technologies. May 2008 - Akamai, with Stream OS, provides a streamlined video distribution workflow and a scalable, global distribution platform to get more media to market, faster than ever.
Akamai Shields Leading Retailer from Ddos Attacks During Critical Holiday Shopping Period - and Protects $10 Million in Revenues by Akamai Technologies. April 04, 2012 - In this case study, learn how one online retailer was able to maintain online operations and protect $10 million in revenue by implementing Akamai’s DDoS Defender Security Solution and utilizing Akamai Intelligent Platform to deflect and reflect malicious attacks.
Akamai's Application Acceleration Services: Transform the Internet into a Business-Ready Application Delivery Platform by Akamai Technologies. December 2008 - The Akamai EdgePlatform addresses the root-causes of Internet performance and scale bottlenecks by intelligently placing itself between the end-user and origin data-center as an overlay network to the Internet.
Avoiding Data Center Costs through Managed Application Delivery Services: Getting the Computing Resources You Need with Minimal Investment by Akamai Technologies. February 09, 2009 - In this white paper, Stratecast identifies operating and capital expenses associated with traditional data center options, including private data centers, co-located options, and managed hosting. The cost data will provide a valuable baseline for enterprises to compare against alternatives such as Akamai's dynamic Web acceleration services.
Determining the Return on Investment of Web Application Acceleration Managed Services- an IDC Study by Akamai Technologies. March 2008 - The data collected in this study strongly suggests that companies engaging in substantial levels of ebusiness should evaluate the costs and benefits of deploying Akamai's Web application acceleration managed services.
Highly Distributed Computing Is Key to Quality on the HD Web by Akamai Technologies. March 2008 - This paper outlines the basic requirements for delivering high-definition (HD) video via broadband and describes how Akamai, through highly distributed computing, is uniquely able to extend the Internet's capacity.
IDC ROI Paper: Determining the Return on Investment of Web Application Acceleration Managed Services by Akamai Technologies. April 02, 2009 - To assess and quantify the business benefits of Akamai's Web Application Accelerator (WAA), IDC conducted in-depth interviews with IT staff members of eight organizations using WAA. This paper presents the results of that study.
Leveraging Cloud Security to Weather Threatening Storms: How to Defend Your Perimeter from Today's Outsized Threats by Akamai Technologies. April 04, 2012 - With rapid growth and complexity of today’s threats, traditional perimeter defenses are no longer enough to keep pace. This resource explores the current threat environment and how leveraging cloud-based security services can be a proactive and effective means to protecting against ever-evolving, modern day threats.
Online Video: The New Merchandising by Akamai Technologies. September 2008 - This white paper examines the trends in eCommerce video applications, current customer and eRetailer attitudes, and the challenges to successfully delivering high quality online video into their online merchandising strategy.
Retail Website Performance- Consumer Reaction to a Poor Online Shopping Experience by Akamai Technologies. March 2008 - Retailers must understand that the online shopper segment is continually maturing and be mindful of how this evolution influences consumers' expectations.
The Importance of Delivering a Great Online Video Experience by Akamai Technologies. July 2007 - With the increased popularity of online video content, now is the time for publishers to experiment with online video as a new means of storytelling and offering an enhanced experience on their Web sites.
Think You Have an Application Delivery Strategy?: The Role of Application Delivery Services Within the Enterprise by Akamai Technologies. February 09, 2009 - Read this white paper to learn about the importance of network performance in optimizing all IP-based applications as well as web-based applications. Optimizing application traffic flows can only be achieved by subscribing to an Application Delivery Service (ADS) offered by a managed service provider.
Transform the Internet into a Business- Ready Application Delivery Platform for Enterprise SOA Based SAP Deployments by Akamai Technologies. March 2008 - For today's enterprises, enterprise SOA based on SAP and the Internet provide a complementary and highly agile platform for rapidly extending the enterprise to reach customers, partners and employees in markets globally.