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February 2012 Archives

Thomas Orthbandt

Thomas Orthbandt

February 28, 2012 4:27 PM

Best practices for securing the DNS infrastructure

Like any critical part of network infrastructure, securing recursive DNS requires a layered approach. All the points of entry into the system - the console(s), network, etc need to be protected.

Akamai

Akamai

February 28, 2012 12:03 PM

The Next Consolidation Cycle: Software as a Service

You know, I love times like this.  It's one of those rare times....When I'm finally right about something. Trust me, my wife will insist that I'm right about things very rarely. At Akamai I concentrate on extending the Enterprise infrastructure out onto the Internet and into the public cloud. It's from this perspective that I clearly see the strong catalyst for Enterprise IT change - and what convinces me I'm

Lelah Manz

Lelah Manz

February 27, 2012 10:36 PM

eTail 2012: Challenges of the Hyperconnected Shopper

As I fly into Palm Springs for my fourth trip to eTail West, I am growing more excited about the week ahead. I'm thrilled to be meeting up with the best of the Akamai team's Internet and industry experts - from Marilee Rhodes in California to Laurie Findeisen in New York - and the agenda is packed with great speakers and content. We're also launching two new products: Mobile Accelerator

Akamai

Akamai

February 21, 2012 1:25 PM

A View of the Iranian "Internet Blockade" from Akama ...

According to a published report from Reuters, Iranian residents once again faced a disruption of their Internet access on Monday.  Reuters noted:The latest Internet blockade affected the most common form of secure connections, including all encrypted international websites outside of Iran that depend on the Secure Sockets Layer protocol, which display addresses beginning with "https."

Akamai

Akamai

February 14, 2012 5:13 PM

Observations from Cloud Connect

I've just returned from the Cloud Performance Summit at the 2012 Cloud Connect conference in Santa Clara. It was a jammed packed day with a room full of obsessive web performance junkies. In other words, exactly my type of crowd and I was fortunate to be invited to share my own perspectives. The inevitable migration of applications and data to the cloud introduces new web performance bottlenecks that are driving

Akamai

Akamai

February 9, 2012 10:17 AM

Let's Rock! We Got the Inside Scoop on This Weekend' ...

Awards season is upon us. The music industry is a buzz with announcements related to performances and presenters at this year's 54th GRAMMY Awards Telecast on Sunday Feb 12. The folks behind the Grammy's pride themselves on bringing music fans the most interactive and engaging online awards experience possible. With behind-the-scene cameras and exclusive online-only interviews, the Grammy.com site and associated GRAMMY Live initiative will bring a fantastic multi-screen experience

Akamai

Akamai

February 8, 2012 1:09 PM

Blazing Akamai

As you may have heard, Akamai acquired Blaze today.This is obviously big news for Blaze, and we're thoroughly excited about it. Beyond that, we see this as a big moment for the field of Front-End Optimization (FEO), and for the goal of making the web faster. Having Akamai provide an automated FEO solution will make this technology easily available to thousands of the top websites in the world, and make

Thomas Orthbandt

Thomas Orthbandt

February 8, 2012 1:09 PM

Best practices for running DNS caching servers

Your new DNS infrastructure is up and running! Here's what to watch for, how to monitor, and tips for patches and upgrades.