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Carson Casey

Carson Casey

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Professional Services Simplified - Check out what's ...

In today's fast-moving digital world, we know businesses need to rapidly adapt to meet user expectations and stay competitive. At Akamai, we see a world of unimagined potential, enabled through the unique power of the Akamai Edge. It's this power, backed by the support of our 2000 global experts, located in over 20 countries, that creates the agility your business needs to accelerate and secure your multi-cloud world -- and

Desmond Tam

Desmond Tam

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Own Your Digital Future: Cloud Migration Best Practi ...

Many organizations are well underway on their journey to using cloud platforms to become more agile, reduce costs, and drive efficiencies. Nobody wants to reinvent the wheel though so to speak, and reusing established design patterns can be the difference between a delayed rollout and a fast and effective implementation of your cloud-based service or application. Read on to discover how Akamai fits into such prevalent design patterns, all the

Akamai

Akamai

April 28, 2015 7:00 AM

It Takes a Village: Creating a Customer-Centric Cult ...

I gave a keynote at a customer experience conference in New York City earlier this month. The title was "It Takes a Village: Creating a Customer-Centric Culture That Works," and it was about how people make a difference. We all know that research and studies will evolve and acronyms will change, but at the heart of all customer programs are the customer and the people who touch them. Recent opinion

Pierre Lermant

Pierre Lermant

February 10, 2015 3:51 PM

How does your web site performance compare to the av ...

I'm often asked by our customers how their web sites compare to the industry averages, in terms of speed and size. While the numbers vary depending on the business, devices used and audiences, we can leverage the information gathered by httparchive.org to report overall metrics for desktop home pages.

Patrice Boffa

Patrice Boffa

February 4, 2015 10:45 AM

Can you handle your primetime TV ads' success online ...

2015 "Big Game" ads can cost up to $4.5 million apiece. I believe most of the broadcasters, advertisers, partners and sponsors planned for their investment to help drive users to their respective web sites and generate significant social media buzz.

Austin Thornburg

Austin Thornburg

February 3, 2015 9:34 AM

The impact of the Big Game on the Web

This year, Akamai Technologies was once again chosen to protect and deliver a high performing experience for the Super Bowl by many customers who either broadcasted, advertised or showcased scores for the big game on Sunday Feb 1st. In doing so, we were afforded a unique look into various traffic patterns across industries on the Internet. Here are a few of the more interesting statistics.

Manuel Alvarez

Manuel Alvarez

January 8, 2015 10:00 AM

Accelerating Single Page Apps and Mobile Apps

Single page apps and hybrid mobile apps share something in common: a rich semi-static wrapper that makes API calls for small objects, normally JSON. It is a performance oriented design pattern where large content is cached as close as possible to the client (Edge server, client cache, etc.) and non-cacheable content is small and can be compressed and minified.

Pierre Lermant

Pierre Lermant

December 11, 2014 11:00 AM

Dynamic Content: A Short TTL as an Alternative to Pu ...

Purging URLs at the Edge when its underlying content changes at the origin infrastructure may seem to be the best way to manage a website dynamic content. Or is it? In this post, we'll explore the pros and cons of purging, and offer an alternative when appropriate.

Akamai

Akamai

November 18, 2014 2:00 PM

Did you prepare for the onslaught of traffic this ho ...

The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching, which means that retailers will start seeing an uptick in traffic to their websites. While traffic increases certainly have the potential to positively impact the bottom line, surges in activity can also result in downtime, if you don't prepare. Why is this a problem? Even a minute of downtime can cost thousands - or hundreds of thousands - of dollars and can damage