's highly-distributed architecture is close to any public cloud infrastructure and Riverbed Steelhead appliances stretch across thousands of enterprise IT networks from the data center to the branch office and mobile worker," said Willie Tejada, vice president, Application and Site Acceleration, Akamai
(NASDAQ:AKAM) operates a worldwide network of servers that help customers like Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO), Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK), and Monster.com (NYSE:MWW) deliver Internet content faster to their end users.
Technologies' Web-content delivery efforts are technologically complex, its support stance is fairly simple: Put the customer first, a tenet that helped win the company one of this year's Stevie Awards in innovative customer service.
in March, Akamai
representatives invited me to spend the day with them at their Cambridge, Mass., headquarters to allow me to get a better insight into their business and to give me the opportunity to ask management and others more about the market, pricing, application delivery, and a variety of other topics.
Citrix and Akamai
Collaborate to Enhance Web Application Delivery for Enterprise Customers WorldwideWeb Application Delivery Powerhouses Form Global Strategic Partnership to Provide End-to-End Application Delivery SolutionAt Citrix Synergy(tm), the event where virtualization, networking and application delivery meet, Citrix Systems, Inc.
Co-founder Tom Leighton officially founded Cambridge, Mass.-based Akamai
Technologies in August 1998.This was after he spent 3 years at MIT, where he was working on technology designed to ease congestion on the internet and improve website performance when downloading and when flash crowds occur, which is when an overwhelming number of users try to visit a website simultaneously.
A massive attack on Akamai
Technologies Inc's content delivery network caused several major web sites, including those of Microsoft, Apple, Google and Yahoo, to drop off the web for about two hours yesterday morning.
Technologies has always believed in the development of Sockeye's service as a leading solution for enterprises and service providers seeking to optimize IP connections, and we look forward to continuing to work with Sockeye as a business partner," said Robert Wood, senior director of business development at Akamai
"We have to use the Internet the way it is, bugs and all," says mathematician Tom Leighton of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the founders of Akamai
Technologies in Cambridge, Mass.
AXS Technologies, whose patented software technology efficiently stores and exponentially increases the speed at which high-quality digital images are extracted and displayed, and Akamai
Content delivery acceleration company Akamai
has expanded its technology offerings with a new product called EdgeSuite.
In addition, Akamai
will grant the initial purchasers an option to purchase up to an additional $150,000,000 in principal amount of notes on the same terms and conditions.