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August 20, 2015 10:08 AM

Happy 17th Anniversary Akamai!

On this date in 1998 - 17 years ago - Danny Lewin and I incorporated Akamai.  That day marked the official start of Akamai as a business, and our team of about a dozen people (mostly MIT undergrads) moved out of my office at MIT and into a small rented space in Cambridge.  None of us had any prior experience in business.  We believed in our technology, we believed in

Akamai

Akamai

August 11, 2015 9:22 AM

Planning for Final Projects with Girls Who Code

Hi. I'm Bhuvana Husain, Director of Programs & Operations in Akamai's Web Experience Business Unit. I'm also the Program Coordinator for this year's Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program here at Akamai. As described in the previous blog posts by Kate Jenkins (Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program at Akamai and Week 1 update on Akamai's Girls Who Code), we are thrilled to be hosting a group of 20 high school girls

Julie Paris

Julie Paris

July 22, 2015 11:00 AM

One Extra Hour - What Do You Do With It?

The number of hours that Americans sleep at night is down more than an hour from what it was in 1942. Does this mean that we've gained an hour more to do other, more productive things? Or, an hour more to do things like read and spend time with our family?

Kate Jenkins

Kate Jenkins

July 13, 2015 9:43 AM

Week 1 update on Akamai's Girls Who Code

After months of planning & preparation, Akamai's Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is now underway! This past Monday July 6th, we welcomed 20 high school girls to Akamai's Cambridge headquarters, where they will spend seven weeks learning coding fundamentals and mingling with real-world techies.

Kate Jenkins

Kate Jenkins

June 26, 2015 8:00 AM

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program at Akamai

Hi. I'm Kate Jenkins, Principal Architect in Akamai's Platform Mapping Engineering group. I'm blogging here (for the first time!) because I wanted to let you know how pleased and excited we are to be hosting a 7 week Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program here at Akamai this summer, starting July 6th in Cambridge, MA. Girls Who Code is a fantastic national non-profit organization working to close the gender

Lauren Van Wazer

Lauren Van Wazer

June 15, 2015 8:39 AM

Investing in our Science Technology Engineering and ...

Recently, I had the privilege to present scholarships to the three highest scorers in the USA Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO) on behalf of the Akamai Foundation. The Akamai Foundation is a proud supporter of the Mathematical Association of America, which includes the USAMO and the European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad. This year, for the first time, there were two young women in the top twelve Math Olympians in the United States. Yea!

Lisa Bagley

Lisa Bagley

June 12, 2015 12:26 PM

Akamai's Sunil Khandelwal Helping Earthquake Victims ...

As we all know, on April 25, there was a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal that, along with powerful aftershocks, devastated the region. Nearly 9,000 people were killed, tens of thousands were injured and as many as 8 million people were affected--a third of the country's population. After the quake struck, many Akamai colleagues sprung into action, donating funds to relief organizations, which Akamai matched, and joining volunteer or

Akamai

Akamai

May 12, 2015 9:13 AM

Sponsoring the ThirstyBear Cycling Team

Around the Bay Area cycling is often referred to as the new golf. It allows riders to network with peers while getting exercise and enjoying the outdoors. Some are attracted to the sport because the vast array of technology today's bikes utilize - many of them eventually representing the cost of a small car or large motorcycle.

Akamai

Akamai

February 5, 2015 8:00 AM

State of the Internet Metrics: What Do They Mean?

Nearly two years ago, we published a blog post titled "Clarifying State of the Internet Report Metrics", and it has served as a great reference for those interested in finding out more about the metrics published within the State of the Internet Report. However, as the report has evolved over the last several years, we thought it would be worth publishing an update to clarify existing metrics and review new