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People from around the globe are looking for instant and uninterrupted access to streaming services, on any device and in any location. But delivering high-quality streams that can easily scale to meet audience demand is no easy task. To better understand the ways that Akamai provides innovative content delivery solutions, that give providers an advantage in performance, reliability, security and cost, we spoke to Smita Aeron, Senior Manager in our
As the Internet grows, so does energy usage. As a result, all large tech organizations have a responsibility to monitor and improve their impact on the environment. At Akamai, we are well aware of the impact we can have, both positively and negatively. Now more than ever, we believe we must use energy, whether renewable or not, as responsibly as possible. Technology cannot connect and transform the world for the
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?
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.
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
Throughout this blog series, we've been discussing the future of tech in relation to our young people. At Akamai, our outreach programs and forward-thinking culture have positioned us as part of the movement determined to make the world better for our children. As it happens, technology is transforming the world day-by-day. Communications have been overturned throughout the last few decades. Now technology is, inevitably, looking to shape the future of
The introduction of AI into the workplace is creating uncertainty over the future of employment. However, research shows that tech will create "133 million" more jobs before 2022 than it will dissolve, as "new entities in the economy replace obsolete ones." As such, there is more reason to nurture and enable our younger generations to be the tech pioneers we need. The skills these generations will need to approach these