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March 24, 2015 2:09 PM

Notes from eTail West: Part 2 - Mobile Moves Past th ...

In 2014, we hit the mobile tipping point - total global users of mobile phones outpaced those on desktop. In 2015, discussions on mobile are most often centered around how to best take advantage of mobile's growth in eCommerce, rather than on mobile's growth alone. Below, I've compiled a few of my favorite statistics that really put this into perspective:

Akamai

Akamai

March 20, 2015 8:00 AM

Highlights from the upcoming Fourth Quarter, 2014 St ...

The Q4 2014 State of the Internet Report will be available for download on March 25. In the meantime, here are some of the highlights from the report.SecurityAcross the fourth quarter, Akamai observed attack traffic originating from nearly 200 unique countries/regions. Of these, China and the United States remained the top two sources. Port 23 remained the most targeted port for attacks during the fourth quarter -- continuing the trend of the

Akamai

Akamai

March 18, 2015 3:41 PM

Third Quarter Internet Disruptions

Internet disruptions are still a frustrating reality in many regions across the globe. The most common types of disruptions generally fall into three categories: accidental (backhoes or ship anchors severing buried fiber), natural (hurricanes, earthquakes, etc.) or political (government-driven shutdowns in response to protests). Akamai is in a unique position to monitor each country or region's traffic levels for the consumption of content from Akamai customers. The following events are

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Akamai

March 18, 2015 11:39 AM

Third Quarter Situational Performance

In June 2013, Akamai announced the latest release of Ion. Ion is a solution that's designed to meet the unique challenges of optimizing the desktop and mobile web experiences. One feature of Ion is a capability known as Real User Monitoring (RUM). RUM takes performance measurements from real web users to provide developers with insights into performance across a multitude of devices and networks. Ideally, RUM is used in tandem

Akamai

Akamai

March 17, 2015 10:21 AM

Market's Pulse Beats Mobile

Some people still speak about mobile technology in our lives in the future tense. If you are one of those few people remaining, then I think it is time to realize mobile is now.

Akamai

Akamai

March 9, 2015 8:07 AM

Mobile Browser Usage Trends - Apple vs. Android

The smartphone market is a two-horse race between two of the biggest names in technology - Apple (iOS) and Google (Android). One way to track their relative operating system market penetration is via mobile browser usage.Despite Android's tremendous operating system market share (81.5 percent in 2014, according to IDC), Apple cemented its leadership in mobile browser usage in the third quarter of 2014. To measure browser usage, Akamai tracked the number of

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Akamai

February 5, 2015 11:47 AM

State of the Internet Metrics: What Do They Mean?

Nearly two years ago, we published the blog post "Clarifying State of the Internet Report Metrics," which served as a great reference for those interested in finding out more about the metrics published within the State of the Internet Report. Since the report has evolved, we're releasing an update to clarify existing metrics and review new ones, with the goal of minimizing confusion about terms and data in the report.

Akamai

Akamai

January 28, 2015 12:38 PM

Update on IPv6 Adoption

In the third quarter of 2013, the State of the Internet Report started to include insight into IPv6 adoption based on data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™. Throughout the last year, we've seen impressive growth rates across the top countries and network providers on both a quarterly and yearly basis as native IPv6 connectivity is made available to more end users.

Shashank Bhardwaj

Shashank Bhardwaj

January 9, 2015 12:00 PM

Mobile Networks - Performance Testing

There has been a huge surge in the demand to access a variety of popular applications via mobile devices. The demand for access to business information and websites through mobile technologies has caused the business managers to drive mobility as part of their business technology. It is becoming imperative for companies to have their content effectively available on the mobile devices.