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July 2012 Archives

Erik Nygren

Erik Nygren

July 30, 2012 3:04 PM

A Data-Driven View of IPv6 Adoption

Here at Akamai we've been closely monitoring IPv6 traffic across our network for quite some time - including the months leading up to World IPv6 Launch all the way through to the present. In this post, I wanted to share some of the more meaningful IPv6 traffic data we've observed, both during the 24 hours of the World IPv6 Launch milestone and in the weeks since.

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

July 17, 2012 11:29 AM

Know Thy Enemy: Why Bad Guys Love Events of Olympic ...

The upcoming Olympic Games, much like other widely publicized, international events, offer unique challenges for online security.  In the course of any given year, Akamai supports many of these online events including concerts, sporting competitions, elections, and other newsworthy happenings.  Because of this, we've had substantial visibility into the various ways the "bad guys" may try to take advantage of an online event for their own gain. As important, these

Akamai

Akamai

July 10, 2012 11:30 AM

Going for Gold in the Age of the Instant Internet

For many, the summer Olympics serve as guide posts in our memories - every time they roll around, we're four years older, but are reminded of unbelievable moments from Olympics of the past: Nadia Comaneci's perfect 10s, the Dream Team and, most recently, Michael Phelps' eight gold medals in 2008.But we need not look back to ancient Greece - or even the 1970s, for that matter - to appreciate how

Stephen Ludin

Stephen Ludin

July 6, 2012 11:27 AM

SPDY and WebSocket Support at Akamai

Now, more than ever, time is money. The four two second rule is a thing of the past and companies today are not simply looking at performance as a specific bar to get over, but rather as an element that has a direct effect on their conversion rates. Akamai has supported this view this for a long time, and to that end have continually come up with new technologies to

Akamai

Akamai

July 5, 2012 4:14 PM

Corn, Watermelon and Customer Engagement

With the arrival of summer comes delicious seasonal produce - and the chance for my local grocer to try to change my habits.  But do they?  No.  Should they?  Absolutely.As my family's designated grocery shopper, I find myself in the same stores every week: Trader Joe's for most of the stuff we need, Whole Foods for the rest.I used to go to Shaw's, which is closer to my house, but