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Bruce Van Nice

Bruce Van Nice

March 24, 2020 6:30 AM

Simplifying the ISP Transition to DNS Encryption

New protocols to encrypt DNS traffic, DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and DNS over TLS (DoT), have been a visible Internet topic for the past two years. Akamai participated in the definition of DoH/DoT standards and recently released support in the high-performance CacheServe resolver. Major features include: Integration of DoH/DoT in CacheServe, alongside legacy UDP and TCP protocols Initial performance tests show scaling up to 500,000 active DoH/DoT sessions at 1.5

Renny Shen

Renny Shen

March 23, 2020 6:30 AM

March 2020 -- What's New in Security, Part 1

Welcome to Akamai's March 2020 Release! This release offers a week of product updates, with each day highlighting continued innovations across a different area of Akamai's product portfolio: Monday and Tuesday feature two days of security updates. There's a lot going on in Akamai's security portfolio -- more than will fit into a single day. Wednesday introduces updates to Akamai's delivery platform for HTML, API, video, software, and small-object content.

Dennis Birchard

Dennis Birchard

March 23, 2020 6:30 AM

Akamai's Prolexic Platform Completes Fifth Generatio ...

Akamai introduces new enhancements today to its Prolexic Routed purpose-built DDoS scrubbing service that reflect the changing nature of the threat landscape and capitalize on cloud functionality to enable maximum customer flexibility using newer deployment models.

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

March 20, 2020 12:30 PM

Preparing for Disruption with Good IT

As our colleagues, customers, and friends continue to adapt to the rapidly changing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are facing a global challenge that is unprecedented in the age of technology. The most important thing during this time is the health and safety of our communities.

Akamai

Akamai

November 8, 2019 1:45 PM

October Release: Q&A with Ari Weil

Shortly after Akamai announced the October 2019 Release with new features and capabilities across its security, performance and media product lines, Akamai's VP of Product Marketing, Ari Weil, took over Akamai's Twitter account for a live October Release Q&A.

Adam Karon

Adam Karon

October 21, 2019 9:13 AM

A Peak at the Edge: Akamai Sets New Traffic Benchmar ...

Last week Akamai reached a significant milestone when traffic on our intelligent edge platform exceeded the threshold of 100 Tbps (terabits per second) for the first time in our history, peaking at 106 Tbps. To put that volume of traffic into context, delivering 106 terabits per second is roughly the same as downloading 3,300 two-hour HD movies every second, or nearly 12 million an hour.

Volker Tegtmeyer

Volker Tegtmeyer

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Tune Your WAF with Greater Confidence using KRS Eval ...

Tuning a web application firewall can be a daunting task. Security teams invest significant time and energy testing WAF rules in order to gain the confidence necessary to set them to deny. But as soon as the application changes or new or updated WAF rules are available, they have to do it all over again - only this time, without knowing if the rule changes will improve their security posture

Volker Tegtmeyer

Volker Tegtmeyer

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

What's New in Web Application Protector

Web Application Protector (WAP) is adding some exciting new capabilities in the October 2019 Release. Akamai designed WAP to provide automated protection for your websites and APIs from DDoS and web application attacks. As such, one of the primary objectives (besides providing best-in-class protections) has always been operational simplicity. We continuously improve our products, working closely with our customers that use them every day. This release introduces a redesigned and