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Hyperconnectivity is on the rise and, as a result, corporations' capacity to protect their own and their customers' data becomes more and more limited. Connection takes place over a network, so, as connection increases, that network increases in size and becomes less manageable. So, when everything is connected, how can corporations ensure that information stays with the right people, and sensitive data doesn't make its way into the wrong hands?
Managing teams come with challenges as well as rewards. Managers drive individual and team performance, and the best managers drive employee connection and engagement. Akamai believes that employees are our biggest asset; by effectively and efficiently integrating them into the organization to ensure both professional success as well as the success of the business.
At Akamai, our internships are both unique and meaningful. What do we mean by this? Well, we believe an internship should add real, significant value to an intern's skill-set. So, not only do they get to learn on the job at Akamai, experiencing our values and culture, but we get them involved in live projects from day one. How does this make our internships different?In the last year, our internship
At Akamai, we secure and stabilize the user experience, so that content of all forms can be streamed seamlessly onto whatever device you are using. One of the primary types of content we are integral to shaping and delivering is gaming content. You may not realize it, but we are constantly working behind the scenes to create a more immersive experience that is undisrupted and continually improving.
With the incredible support of a group of volunteers from different areas of the company we encourage students to become the next generation of engineers. We demonstrate that STEM is part of Akamai's DNA. During the last several months students from technical colleges and Fundacion Monge visited us and learned about basic concepts like DNS, Routers, internet infrastructure, how to deliver content to a client, how the Internet works, Hackers
Why does network security matter? On average, there is a hacker attack every 39 seconds. If any of these attacks result in a data breach, they could cost over $150 million, with research suggesting that cyber-attacks could cost businesses over $2 trillion altogether in 2019. However, at Akamai, we work to keep the Internet secure every day. As modern technology advances and innovations increase, the black market expands and threatens
At Akamai, we believe innovation is only possible when the various viewpoints and experiences of a collective, culminate to make a great idea. It is the variety of these ideas which is important. Why does diversity of thought matter? When a team is made up of several people with similar perspectives, there will always be a natural limit to how broad their thought processes can be. However, when a team
There can be barriers to pursuing a career in tech. For many people, the journey isn't straightforward. Many of our Akamai employees have diverse backgrounds and have overcome obstacles to pursue their dream career. Often, the way forward into a tech career isn't apparent, especially for those who already have their qualifications and have decided to enter the field after pursuing other things. However, at Akamai, we don't believe that
Technology can only continue to thrive with the direct influence of those involved in its evolution. When the experiences of those people are broad, the tech industry benefits from the diversity of what they bring to the table. At Akamai, we are extraordinarily lucky to be able to benefit from the unique influence of all our employees. The parents in our team are an incredible asset. They bring levels of