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March 6, 2014 12:00 PM

Are you leaving web performance on the table?

The surge in Microsoft [IIS] install base gains reported in the Netcraft February 2014 Web Server Survey presents an opportune time to write about a lesser known behavioral interaction between IIS and Caching Web Proxies as well as other layer 7 network intermediaries that operate similarly.  The interaction in question is related to HTTP compression being disabled whenever an HTTP Via header is included in inbound request to the server. 

Judi Cardinal

Judi Cardinal

March 3, 2014 3:00 PM

Community Conundrum; Connections, Interaction and In ...

Dr. Michael Wu, PhD, chief scientist at Lithium presented a workshop in the (very cold) Boston area this past week called "the science + ROI of social media influence". I stress the very cold statement as when we discussed the topic of "creditability" he pointed out that he is not credible when it comes to clothing. His wife, however is very credible, as she picks out his clothes. He was

Judi Cardinal

Judi Cardinal

February 4, 2014 11:00 AM

STEM Professions - Share your Passion!

I recently attended an Akamai Women's Forum where Tom Leighton (Akamai co-founder & CEO) and Jim Gemmell (Chief HRO) came to discuss diversity in Akamai. Jim talked about the overall availability of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) candidates, and it made me reminisce about how I got interested in a technology career.

Manuel Alvarez

Manuel Alvarez

January 27, 2014 12:30 PM

Next Akamai Meet-Ups in February

UPDATE: Due to scheduling conflict the Reston Meetup event has been moved to Wednesday, March 19th, 2014. Our sincere apologizes for any inconvenience" Akamai's Professional Services team is hosting two new security-focused meet-ups in February. These interactive technical sessions cover key trends and tips for Akamai customers. To learn more about our upcoming events, read below.

David Senecal

David Senecal

December 11, 2013 12:09 PM

Anomaly scoring is a better way to detect a real att ...

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Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

December 5, 2013 11:30 AM

Upcoming Webinar: The Impact of CDN Strategies on Su ...

There's still time to register for next week's webinar! Join IDC's Greg Ireland and Akamai's Frank Childs on Wednesday, December 11th from 11-11:45am EST to learn how Operators can better service their subscribers with the implementation of CDNs. As stated above, the topic will be How CDN and Video Strategies Impact Subscriber Retention and Market Share Shifts. Greg and Frank will discuss key takeaways and actions based on recently completed research

Manuel Alvarez

Manuel Alvarez

December 2, 2013 11:02 AM

The Akamai Meetups

Holiday season is approaching and things are slowing down? Not us here - the professional services team at Akamai. We have been working round the clock to bring you face-to-face meetup events with our technical experts from the Akamai's Advance Solutions Group (ASG). Our goal is to provide you with insights and expertise on the hottest topics this season. Here's what's on the schedule as we conclude this year

Tara Bartley

Tara Bartley

November 25, 2013 9:39 AM

So...just how important are Operator CDNs?

Of course WE'RE going to say that Operator CDNs are important, we're Akamai. But what do the operators think? And further to that, what do the consumers think? In IDC's recently released white paper -- Broadband and Pay TV Operators Adopt CDN Strategies to Manage Changes in Consumer Video Behavior -- we find out. This white paper draws on extensive interviews with leading communications service providers in the US as well

Pierre Lermant

Pierre Lermant

November 22, 2013 9:53 AM

Part 2: A practical guide to web resource caching

The first part of this series reminded our reader on the best practices for caching and emphasized the need to isolate personal data from any page view content. In this second blog post, we will provide actual caching value recommendations for client browsers and edge servers. We categorize each resource by time sensitivity, list the main observed use cases for each of them, and propose TTL values for the client