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Mike Mattera

Mike Mattera

April 22, 2021 9:00 AM

Announcing Akamai's 2030 Sustainability Goals

There are 4.66 billion (yes, with a B) internet users. Rough math will tell us that's three in every five people around the world -- talk about lessening the six degrees. I see head nods and shoulder shrugs. 4.66 billion people? Ehh, that number feels a bit low, especially given the pervasive role the internet has in our lives today. Let's contextualize that number for a moment. Our reliance on

Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

April 19, 2021 6:00 AM

Akamai Recognized as 2021 Gartner Peer Insights Cust ...

Akamai has been named a Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Web Application Firewalls (for the second time).

Chris Nicholson

Chris Nicholson

April 12, 2021 12:00 PM

Gambling, Streaming Traffic Up During Men's College ...

Baylor wasn't the only big winner in the 2021 men's college basketball tournament. Gambling industry-related web traffic delivered by Akamai jumped 31% over the category average for all of Q4 2020 on March 31st. That was the day after the field of four finalists - Baylor, Houston, Gonzaga and UCLA - was set. Traffic leading up to the championship was comparatively subdued, peaking at a modest 8% above average prior

Adam Karon

Adam Karon

March 24, 2021 9:00 AM

Akamai Focused on "What's Next" Following New Traffi ...

Akamai hit a new milestone last week when web traffic delivered across our edge network peaked at 200 terabits per second (Tbps). To be blunt - that's a whole lot of data traveling the world in a very short amount of time. We believe we can make a good case that it's more than the entire (reported) network capacities of multiple Akamai competitors combined. Here's another way to look at

Charlie Gero

Charlie Gero

March 24, 2021 9:00 AM

Authentication: Lessons Learned from Microsoft Excha ...

The past month has been a very dynamic time in the world of security for hackers and threat researchers, but it has been an extended nightmare for CSOs responsible for securing their enterprise networks. For starters, on-premise Microsoft Exchange servers were attacked in droves after a set of zero-day vulnerabilities were discovered, resulting in widespread infiltration of hundreds of thousands of organizations. These vulnerabilities allow malicious actors to remotely control

Neha Jain

Neha Jain

March 19, 2021 9:00 AM

Akamai Launch Cohort 2 of Accelerator Program for Ea ...

Akamai Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. has chosen the grantees for Cohort 2 of Accelerator Program for Early-Stage Innovations in Water. The Accelerator Program enables grantees to ideate their technology-based solutions for water conservation. This year, two grantees -- SmartTerra and Jaljeevika -- have been onboarded as part of Cohort 2.

Aaron Ahola

Aaron Ahola

February 25, 2021 9:00 AM

Akamai's New ESG Office: A Catalyst for Environmenta ...

We're proud of the progress Akamai has made in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. From reducing our greenhouse gas emissions by 30% and powering our platform with 50% renewable energy, to the millions invested in STEM education grants for underserved students, giving back to our planet and our communities is a big part of who we are and a key reason for our success as a business.

Charlie Gero

Charlie Gero

February 1, 2021 8:00 AM

Akamai + Fingerbank: How an open source community ca ...

Isn't it amazing how seemingly simple decisions can have far-reaching effects? When the Inverse team in Montreal took over PacketFence in 2008, it was an open source (OS) solution. They recognized the inherent value in keeping it as such. In so doing, they didn't just launch a product--they created a global community. By making a trusted network access control (NAC) solution freely available, they planted the seeds of an ever-growing

Andrew Heifetz

Andrew Heifetz

December 30, 2020 9:00 AM

Akamai's Technical Enablement and Education Team, Pa ...

On October 2020, the Akamai Technical Enablement and Education (TE&E) Team -- responsible for creating product-training certifications for employees (Global Services and Support [GSS]), customers (Akamai University), and channel partners (Advanced Partner Enablement) -- won its second industry award for program design, functionality, and impact.