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Rich Bolstridge

Rich Bolstridge

June 28, 2012 3:57 PM

Making Up for Lost Ground in Mobile Banking

Nearly every day, the financial technology press publishes new, eye-popping statistics on the trends in mobile banking and finance. Here are some of the more telling stats that I have seen recently:By 2015, Forrester predicts that one in five US adults will be using mobile banking.Mobile customers are the new "sweet spot" segment for the banks.  They are younger, they are more affluent, and buy more financial products.Source: Forrester Research

Akamai

Akamai

June 27, 2012 11:48 AM

Akamai IO - The Akamai Internet Observatory

Possibly the best part of working on Web performance is the community. It always amazes me how users, vendors, and even competitors work together to make the Web faster. Akamai does its best to support this community, through actions like sponsoring Web performance meetups and open-sourcing tools like Mobitest. However, the most valuable resource Akamai has to offer this community arguably isn't tools - it's data. That's the reason I'm

Paul Sagan

Paul Sagan

June 26, 2012 1:07 PM

TV Revolutionized -- It's about HD and 100X Growth T ...

The dramatic increase in quality of video content, combined with new technology that's ability to scale for television-size audiences online, has resulted in a growing TV revolution on the Internet. We've seen audiences on Akamai's HD Network grow dramatically to-date and we believe a 100X increase is possible in the coming years. Are you ready? Yesterday, speaking at Brightcove PLAY, I outlined three mega trends that are helping to drive

Akamai

Akamai

June 26, 2012 12:17 PM

Avoiding Security Subsistence Syndrome

At the recent Hack in the Box 2012 security conference in Amsterdam, Andy Ellis, Akamai's Chief Security Officer took to the stage to provide a candid, behind the scenes look at how the company's security program has evolved over time.The talk focused on the concept of the security poverty line - a term coined by 451 Group analyst Wendy Nather to describe organizations that don't have the resources to do

Akamai

Akamai

June 20, 2012 1:53 PM

Tom Leighton Talks Information Security with UK Mini ...

While in Boston to attend the 2012 BIO International conference, Rt Hon David Willetts, UK Minister for Universities and Science took a detour across the river to Akamai's Cambridge, MA headquarters.Mr. Willetts' duties include responsibility for cybersecurity in the UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, and during his visit he was able to spend some time discussing with Akamai Co-founder and Chief Scientist Tom Leighton, as well as members

Lelah Manz

Lelah Manz

June 7, 2012 10:48 AM

Why the Internet Doesn't Always Work

A primer for Controlling the Challenges of InternetThis coming week thousands of us who focus on ecommerce - both as online retailers and technology providers alike - will be converging in Chicago at IRCE's 2012 event.  Teaming up with Kevin Diamond, the CTO of Hautelook, I am looking forward to the opportunity to talk about the challenges of doing business over the Internet.  Hautelook is an excellent example of a

Jeff Young

Jeff Young

June 6, 2012 2:26 PM

Dr. Tom Leighton on Transitioning to IPv6

With "World IPv6 Launch" officially underway, Akamai is providing a unique look at IPv6 traffic on its global platform.Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the awareness of last year's successful World IPv6 Day, the world launch of IPv6 represents a major milestone in the global deployment of the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4.Read more in Akamai's news announcement from this week.The following is a statement provided

Lelah Manz

Lelah Manz

June 6, 2012 8:00 AM

How Does Motorcycle Superstore Rev Up Their Online S ...

Ranked #186 on the Internet Retailer Top 500 list, Motorcycle Superstore is a leading online retailer in the motorcycle and powersports industry. Check out this video to hear directly from Jason Miller, Vice President of Technology, on how the company accelerates their eCommerce business to get the best performance for its customers.  As Motorcycle Superstore's eCommerce business grows, a fast, secure and seamless site for customers is critical. From content

Christine Schweickert

Christine Schweickert

June 1, 2012 11:16 AM

Public Sector IPv6 Heats up this Summer!

What an exciting spring and summer 2012 for IPv6, especially for our public sector customers! As the world's leading cloud platform for delivering secure, high-performing user experiences to any device, anywhere, Akamai continues to do its part in the global transition by dual stacking its infrastructure, and helping its customers deliver content to their IPv6 users. The Federal IPv6 Task Force, chaired by Peter Tseronis of the US Dept. of