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Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

July 25, 2019 11:43 AM

New OTT Service Changing How New Zealanders Watch Sp ...

Communications service providers are looking for new ways to gain an edge in today's competitive market. In sports-crazed New Zealand, one of the country's largest telecom providers just launched an all-sports video service to attract new subscribers. Spark Sport is a new over-the-top (OTT) offering arriving just in time for Rugby World Cup 2019. And according to Diluk de Silva, Service Quality & Distribution Lead at Spark New Zealand, New

Chris Wraight

Chris Wraight

July 25, 2019 9:00 AM

Amazon Prime Day is Now a Major Holiday, Driving up ...

For the just-completed Amazon Prime Day (a full 48 hours this year), published reports indicate that it was the largest shopping event in Amazon's history, exceeding their own 2018 sales for both Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.

Chinedu Egonu

Chinedu Egonu

July 24, 2019 11:50 AM

Why Identity Aware Proxies are Key to Adaptive Acces ...

By now, you have likely heard the term "Zero Trust". From tech seminars and industry events to webinars and whitepapers, it is popping up everywhere. CISOs and CTOs are constantly inundated with calls and messages from different vendors proclaiming different ways their solutions can help them transition to this security model. At this year's RSA Conference, there was a deluge of vendors touting Zero Trust security solutions and I could

Jim Gilbert

Jim Gilbert

July 18, 2019 11:00 AM

Akamai Load Balancing to Lock-in Quality

The Right Service from the Right Edge at the Right Time Introduction As Akamai's Global Traffic Management for Cloud, Data Centers and CDNs blog introduces, Akamai's Intelligent Edge™ platform includes DNS and Layer 7 load balancing capabilities that combine to get users to the right edge at the right time. In this blog, Akamai poses a use case and describes how to address it using Akamai Global Traffic Management (GTM)

Craig Sparling

Craig Sparling

July 2, 2019 11:00 AM

5 Years of Fighting DDoS with the Power of Akamai

Additional analysis and research provided by Principal Architect, Tom Emmons Earlier this year, Akamai celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Prolexic acquisition. The merger was officially completed in February of 2014, and a lot has happened since then. In this post, we want to spend a moment reflecting on the last five years and look at what's ahead.

Andrew Heifetz

Andrew Heifetz

June 28, 2019 11:00 AM

Enhancing Customer Value, Building Customer Relation ...

Effective communication skills are fundamental to developing both immediate and long term relationships with our customers. How else can we learn the answers to questions such as: "What are our customers concerns, needs, and desires?", "How can we best address their short and long term needs?", And "What kind of customer experience are we providing"?

Jano van Deventer

Jano van Deventer

June 25, 2019 11:00 AM

Intercept SaaS Services with the Akamai EAA Client

I was quite fortunate to visit Tokyo for the first time last year, and it was an unforgettable experience to explore all the sights and sounds around the Ginza district and to interact with the very friendly Japanese people. It wasn't all play, though -- and I had to get some real work done as well.

Sven Dummer

Sven Dummer

June 24, 2019 11:00 AM

Sign in with Apple

What's in a Login Button? All you need to know about the new "Sign in with Apple" For Akamai Identity Cloud, we intend to support our clients that wish to implement "Sign in with Apple" just like we do for Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and about 30 other Identity Providers. If you use it for your apps and websites, here's what you need to know.

Akamai

Akamai

June 19, 2019 11:00 AM

Enhancing video streaming quality for ExoPlayer - Pa ...

Authors: Mark Greve, Domițian Tămaș-Selicean The online video player landscape is fragmented with a wide variety of players across a mix of popular platforms. In the world of HTML5-video players in browsers, there are a number of open-source solutions (e.g., hls.js, dash.js, Shaka Player), as well as commercial offerings which include Akamai's AMP.