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Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet. The company's core solutions include Application Performance Solutions, Digital Asset Solutions, Dynamic Site Solutions, Advertising Decision Solutions and Other Solutions. The Application Performance Solutions are designed to improve the performance of highly dynamic applications used by enterprises to connect with their employees, suppliers and customers. It consists of Web Application Accelerator and IP Application Accelerator. The Web Application Accelerator service is designed to improve the performance of Web-based applications, including dynamic caching, routing and connection optimization, and compression of content. These services are used by technology, business services, travel and leisure, manufacturing and other Internet-based communication industries. IP Application Accelerator includes voice over IP calling, email hosting services and sales order processing tools. The Digital Asset Solutions are designed to enable enterprises to execute their large file management and distribution strategies. It consists of Akamai Media Delivery and Electronic Software Delivery. The Akamai Media Delivery offers media delivery features such as digital rights management protections, storage, media management tools and reporting functionalities. Its Media Delivery solution are primarily used by entertainment companies, including television, radio, sports, music and media; gaming; social networking; and Internet search/portal access. The Electronic Software Delivery solution handles the distribution of software for its customers, which are used by software companies, including consumer, enterprise, and anti-virus and gaming software. The Dynamic Site Solutions are designed for business-to-consumer websites. Its Dynamic Site Accelerator provides global delivery, load balancing and storage of content and applications, enabling businesses to focus on strategic matters. The Dynamic Site Solutions also include Secure Content Distribution, Site Failover, Content Targeting, EdgeComputing, Cache Optimization, Compression and Capacity On-Demand. The Advertising Decision Solutions are designed to enable online advertising by helping advertisers reach their target audiences. The Other Solutions include Security and Protection Solutions and Site Intelligence Offerings. The Security and Protection Solutions offers a variety of solutions that address the Internet security needs of its customers. The Site Intelligence Offerings include its network data feeds and its website analytics offering, which provide customers with real time data about the performance of their content and applications over the Internet and its network. Akamai's Web Application Firewall solution is designed to detect and mitigate potential attacks in http and SSL traffic as it passes through its network, -before they reach the customer's origin data centers. It also offers solutions such as services and solutions for digital media and software distribution and storage, content and application delivery, online advertising-related services and other specialized Internet-based offerings. The company was founded in August 1998 by Frank Thomson Leighton and Daniel Mark Lewin and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.
|Frank Thomson Leighton, PhD||Chief Executive Officer & Director|
|James Benson, MBA||Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President|
|Kumud Kalia||Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President|
|Tom Leighton, PhD||Director & Chief Scientist|
|Melanie Haratunian||Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel|