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Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

October 10, 2018 5:00 AM

API Gateway -- Secure API Traffic with OAuth 2.0 and ...

APIs are the connective tissue between software and modern digital experiences, and they must be exposed to consumers in a way that prevents misuse. This means your APIs must have appropriate governance (authorization, authentication, quota management policies) to prevent consumers from abusing APIs. Since releasing API Gateway earlier this year, we're already making it better. But first, in case you missed it, here is a refresher on what Akamai API

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

May 16, 2018 7:52 AM

New State of Online Retail Performance Report Availa ...

It's springtime, and the only people with the holidays on their minds are in the retail business. This holiday season was a record-breaking one, with combined revenue for Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone exceeding $11.5 billion. To build on that momentum, smart retailers will take a closer look at the key drivers for growth in 2017 to adopt retail strategies that position their companies for success in 2018.

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

May 14, 2018 11:49 AM

Significant retail spending on Mother's Day sets a s ...

The second Sunday in May is a special day for everyone because it's Mother's Day. It's also a special day for retailers, as it represents another peak period and serves as the halfway point between the prior year's Black Friday (and Cyber Monday) and the upcoming year's retail holidays. The retail spending during Mother's Day provides a pulse on how the spending will be during the major holidays at the

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

March 7, 2018 8:07 AM

Make way for HTTPS - Starting July 2018, Google Chro ...

Days of clear-text HTTP, the original but insecure foundation for data communication over the web, are numbered. Over the past few years, Google (and others such as the Internet Architecture Board, Mozilla, and Apple) have nudged developers to encrypt and authenticate their websites using HTTPS which layers HTTP over TLS (Transport Layer Security). This includes measures such as ranking HTTP sites lower in Google search results, not supporting powerful features

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

January 12, 2018 11:00 AM

Increased mobile engagement a key catalyst for the b ...

2017 was a year of epic proportions that broke numerous retail records worldwide. The stage was set earlier in the year by Amazon's Prime Day, which became Amazon's biggest day ever by generating over $1 Billion in sales (60% increase YoY). This was followed by Singles' Day, during which Alibaba generated a record $25 billion in sales (a 39-percent increase over 2016). And then Black Friday and Cyber Monday joined

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

November 28, 2017 8:30 AM

Boost productivity of your DevOps teams and deliver ...

In the first and second part of this blog series, we discussed the challenges associated with cloud adoption and how you can leverage Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform, the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, to achieve the scalability, availability, reliability, security and performance needed to deliver superior digital experiences and maximize customer engagement and revenue. There is another trend in the market that promises similar benefits as cloud

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

November 21, 2017 11:56 AM

What to expect for this year's Black Friday and Cybe ...

Last year during holidays, US online sales surpassed $122 billion. This represented a 12 percent increase over the previous year. But beyond the overall growth, what's more interesting is that sales at physical stores dropped by 10 percent, the result of ongoing consumer comfort with and adoption of e-commerce buying behavior. Given the performance of holidays so far this year, it seems clear that this trend will continue in 2017.

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

November 17, 2017 12:00 PM

Are you ready for the holidays?

It's November, which means the holiday season is upon us and retailers are working tirelessly to get their websites, apps and infrastructures ready to deliver a secure and exceptional customer experience during the peak holiday season. If past data is any indication of things to come, 2017 promises to be yet another record-breaking holiday season.

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

November 9, 2017 6:10 PM

Deliver secure digital experiences using Akamai Clou ...

In the first part of this blog series, we discussed how you can leverage Akamai Cloud Delivery Platform, the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, to achieve the scalability, availability, reliability and performance needed to deliver superior digital experiences and maximize customer engagement and revenue.