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Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

October 8, 2015 1:30 PM

Akamai Earns Perfect Fives in Streaming Media 100

We're humbled and honored that Akamai was one of only three companies to earn a perfect '5' rating from every judge in this year's Streaming Media 100. The annual list includes "The One Hundred Companies that Matter Most in Online Video," highlighting those considered to be the "most interesting, important and influential" in the industry, according to the publication.

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

April 7, 2015 2:35 PM

Speaking of NAB ...

Experts from Akamai's Media & Entertainment team will be participating in a host of conference panels, partner workshops and in-booth presentations during the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

March 5, 2015 11:02 AM

A Run on 4K at NAB

If the industry had stuck with "Ultra High Definition" as the generic label for 4K video resolution, chances are pretty good that we wouldn't be doing road races during major tradeshows. But with 4K becoming a generally accepted term, it was practically an obligation that somebody came up with a way to tie it into a run.

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

October 3, 2014 12:00 PM

Akamai/Vubiquity Win MCN Innovator Award

We're thrilled that Multichannel News has recognized Akamai's joint Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) offering with Vubiquity as one of its inaugural Innovator Award winners. According to the publication, the awards are intended to "honor distinctive new products at the 2014 SCTE Cable-Tec Expo," which took place in Denver this week. Winners were "selected by a panel of cable executives and Multichannel News contributors."

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

September 24, 2014 12:00 PM

Setting the Stage for Akamai Edge 2014

If you create the stage setting and it's grand, everyone who enters will play their part. That was the motto of Morris Lapidus, architect of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, which will play host to Akamai Edge 2014 in October.

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

July 31, 2014 12:29 PM

World Cup 2014: The Drama in the Data

The excitement and drama of this year's World Cup combined with huge connected audiences, more devices and higher Internet connection speeds helped drive unprecedented levels of live online video streaming. FIFA itself called the tournament "the biggest multimedia sporting event in history." According to Mediaset España, the World Cup drove significant traffic thanks to the increasing use of mobile devices. "We needed to provide our users with high-quality experiences regardless of

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

January 29, 2014 8:00 AM

Live Streaming from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

More than a century ago, clothing designer Tiger of Sweden was founded with the radical idea of sending its tailors to customers rather than waiting for customers to visit the shop. During this week's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm, the cutting-edge designer is again bringing its fashions to the people, this time by way of live streaming the showcase of its 2014 Fall and Winter clothing lines.With no margin for error,

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

December 31, 2013 1:42 PM

Akamai at the International CES: 5 Predictions

Since the International CES has become such a focal point for the convergence of content and technology, the lead-up to the show tends to generate a fair amount of buzz around Akamai about what's to come (and, frankly, what may have passed), how the industry sees content delivery and consumption evolving, and what might be the "next big thing" coming out of the event. In what's becoming an annual prediction

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

November 22, 2013 11:53 AM

The Boston Globe Names Akamai a 'Top Place to Work'

Akamai is one of the best places to work in Massachusetts according to The Boston Globe's "Top Places to Work in 2013" survey. Akamai placed sixth in the "largest employers" category, moving up eight spots from last year, and was listed among the highest-ranking technology companies overall in the state.Employees from our Cambridge, Mass., headquarters were among nearly 76,000 respondents to a survey commissioned by The Boston Globe. To help