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Today's uncertain global environment has made it an imperative for companies to enable remote access to business-critical applications. In particular, the fluidity and uncertainty of the current global crisis triggered by COVID-19 have accelerated the movement to have employees work remotely. Akamai's Enterprise Application Access solution provides secure and scalable application access for remote users, and right now, Akamai is offering a Business Continuity Assistance Program that includes complimentary 60-day
At Akamai, we live by the motto "Intelligent Security Starts at the Edge," which is why we're excited to announce that we are changing the name of our authoritative DNS service from Fast DNS to Edge DNS. If you are an existing Fast DNS customer, rest assured that for now, this is purely a name change. But this announcement also marks the beginning of the next phase in the evolution
I am a Senior CIAM Solution Engineer. While doing research to prepare for a client conversation, I discovered a number of International Data Protection laws that are less talked about than GDPR or CCPA, but are important considerations for global brands. To help you better navigate the complex realm of global data privacy regulations, I'm compiling my research into a series of blog posts. First, I'm going to discuss the
While setting a new record of 140 Tbps of peak traffic delivered on February 11th, Akamai reached another new milestone in the process: 21 Tbps of peak IPv6 traffic delivered! The global adoption of IPv6 is important to the future of the Internet and Akamai has been committed to helping move IPv6 deployment forward ever since we launched production IPv6 support in 2012.
Digital transformation isn't just a buzzworthy trend or a finite phase for today's businesses. Rolling adaptation to an ever-changing environment and continuous digital evolution has become the new normal for enterprises -- the key to success in this agile, demanding, and hyper-connected age.
The DNS DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center (DNS OARC) is an organization that, in their own words, works to "improve the security, stability, and understanding of the Internet's DNS infrastructure." They hold regular workshops where deployment experts, software developers, researchers, and DNS operators at service providers and top level domains (TLDs) from everywhere in the world get together to discuss the latest trends. DNS OARC 32 was held in
We are now 90 days out from a major milestone for Akamai: the opening of our new headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The state-of-the-art tower in the tech hub of Kendall Square is particularly exciting for me in my dual roles as CIO and SVP of Global Services & Support, because it marks the culmination of several years of research, testing, and implementation of enhanced smart building technology at Akamai.
On January 22 - the day after the 2020 Massachusetts State of the Commonwealth speech - Akamai's Sustainability team participated in a clean energy legislative preview with Governor Baker and Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Theoharides of Massachusetts, Ceres, and other key businesses across the state. The Governor provided a generous amount of depth into what is driving his legislative decisions around climate action and provided insight into
January 28 is Data Privacy Day, commemorating the Council of Europe Treaty known as Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty on data protection signed on January 28, 1981. This "holiday" was originally celebrated in Europe where it is known as Data Protection day. But in 2009, the United States and Canada joined in the celebration. In the U.S., Data Privacy Day is sponsored by the National Cyber Security