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Rick McConnell

Rick McConnell

April 3, 2020 1:21 PM

Unexpected Inflection Point

For decades, those of us who work on the infrastructure of the web have heard and talked a lot about "inflection points" -- points at which we have seen notable increases in Internet usage driven by commerce, entertainment, financial services, travel, etc. And now, without warning, the world changed. Every industry has been disrupted in a matter of weeks, and the world is likely never to be quite the same

Siddharth Deshpande

Siddharth Deshpande

April 3, 2020 12:23 PM

What the NIST Zero Trust Architecture Means for Busi ...

In September 2019, NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) published the first draft of its Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) for public feedback. A second draft was issued in February 2020 that incorporated industry feedback from the first cycle and solicited more comments. The document is extremely well written, and I would highly recommend all security and business continuity practitioners read it here.

Mani Sundaram

Mani Sundaram

April 3, 2020 12:15 PM

Business Continuity at Edge Live, April 7-8

The COVID-19 crisis has forced enterprises everywhere to find new ways of maintaining valued relationships with customers and partners. At Akamai, we are here to support you at every step during these uncertain times. With this in mind, we are hosting Edge Live, a virtual summit for industry leaders, technologists, developers, business executives, and thought leaders.

Courtney Hadden

Courtney Hadden

March 30, 2020 12:15 PM

Keeping Our Kids and Our Earth Safe: Thoughts for Ea ...

This April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries. As we get ready to celebrate this momentous anniversary, I have thought more about this planet, how it is evolving every day -- for better and for

Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton

March 24, 2020 9:59 AM

Working Together to Manage Global Internet Traffic I ...

As businesses and consumers around the world adjust their routines amid the various COVID-19 restrictions, the internet is being used at a scale that the world has never experienced. In addition to millions of people who are now working from home, students all over the world are going online to continue their studies, governments are increasingly leveraging the internet to communicate with their citizens, vast amounts of commerce have moved

Gourishankar Gudla

Gourishankar Gudla

March 21, 2020 2:08 PM

Accelerator Program for Early-Stage Innovations in W ...

Continuing in our commitment to sustainability, Akamai is excited to announce the launch of our accelerator program supporting innovators and building solutions to address India's water challenges. A concerted effort by the Akamai India leadership team, the accelerator program is being launched at a time when we are witnessing a rising demand for water globally, caused by exponential population growth coupled with a changing climate that is making rainfall less

Mani Sundaram

Mani Sundaram

October 31, 2019 1:30 PM

Customer Experience and IT

Earlier this month, Akamai participated in CX Day, a global event dedicated to the customer experience. This was our first time celebrating, and I was lucky enough to join my fellow leaders for the event.

Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

August 28, 2019 8:10 AM

Increasing Female Leadership in Technology

The lack of women in technology is a well-documented issue. In the United States, women account for only about 25% of computer and mathematical occupations, and only about 16% of engineering jobs. Worse still, women hold only 5% of leadership positions in the tech industry. Clearly the industry has a long way to go.

Greg Burns

Greg Burns

August 1, 2019 11:00 AM

Launching the Melbourne Scrubbing Centre

We are excited to announce the launch of Akamai's newest scrubbing centre in Australia. While Akamai has been protecting ANZ customers from large and complex DDoS attacks for years, the new Melbourne scrubbing centre will allow us to provide higher resilience and reduce latency for in-region traffic. Listen to a webinar to learn more about the new Melbourne Scrubbing Centre. Register now.