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Anthony Larkin

Anthony Larkin

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

October 2019 - What's New in Web Performance?

Today, Akamai announced the October 2019 Release, which introduces new capabilities to the Performance product line with a focus on helping customers deliver superior experiences with the power of the Edge. Here are some highlights from the release with additional detail below. EdgeWorkers enables developers to run functions-as-a-service using JavaScript at the edge to customize web traffic. An event-driven architecture enables developers to run code at specific events along the

Charles Choe

Charles Choe

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Pixel Perfect. Enhanced Optimizations Focused on Cus ...

I remember the days when brands captivated users online with dancing aliens (LowerMyBills.com) and Elf Yourself advertising campaigns (OfficeMax). In this new digital era, however, customers are smarter, more powerful, and dictate more than ever how and when they interact with brands. More important than price or product, customer-centric business models are the new competitive differentiator. Positive customer experiences are not only critical for corporate branding but can significantly impact

Jeffrey Costa

Jeffrey Costa

October 11, 2019 3:00 PM

Verify JWT With JSON Web Key Set (JWKS) in API Gatew ...

JSON Web Tokens (JWT) use digital signatures to establish the authenticity of the data they contain, as well as authenticating the identity of the signer. A valid signature check ensures that any party can rely on the contents and the signatory of the JWT. This is typically accomplished by using an asymmetric signing algorithm such as RS-256 (RSA + SHA256 hash). The "asymmetry" is where the private key of a

Anthony Larkin

Anthony Larkin

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

What's New in Web Performance? - March 2019

Organizations that do business on the web are at various stages in their digital transformation journey. Some are developing some of the most innovative and immersive digital experiences on the web, others are, for the first time, figuring out how to safely move applications to the cloud with minimal disruption to the user experience, and most are somewhere in the middle.

Vaishali Sangtani

Vaishali Sangtani

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

DataStream - The Real World Benefits of Real time Lo ...

Beijing Summer Olympics, 2008 - I remember the butterflies in my stomach as I saw Michael Phelps touch the wall to win his 7th gold at 100m butterfly. It was a record time of 50.58 but everyone was biting their nails because the difference between winning and losing here was only a hundredth of a sec.

Shantanu Kedar

Shantanu Kedar

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

HTTP/2 Will be Automatically Enabled by Default on t ...

Users demand digital experiences that are fast, secure and visually engaging. To deliver on user expectations, companies craft web experiences that are richer and more interactive with the goal of driving more engagement. The result is increasingly complex websites that are comprised of high resolution images, heavy javascript, videos, personalization, and other third-party content.

Anthony Larkin

Anthony Larkin

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Enhancing API Gateway With Request Throttling to Man ...

API traffic is exploding online and across the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform. APIs are the connective tissue among organizations driving innovative and integrated digital experiences. As these experiences are mission critical for organizations to monetize partnerships, create connections for employees, or enable modern application architectures, they need scale, protection, and governance to be successful.

Chris Wraight

Chris Wraight

January 4, 2019 2:07 PM

Christmas Day was Quiet for Online Retailers But Pic ...

Christmas Holiday Retail Sales In early November, eMarketer forecast that the 2018 U.S. online retail holiday sales would be $106 billion, a healthy increase of 16.6% over 2017.

Paul Calvano

Paul Calvano

December 4, 2018 2:21 PM

Mobile Trends during the US Holiday Weekend

Over the past few years we've seen a tremendous growth in mobile traffic on the web. Because of this many of the most successful websites have invested in optimizing the experience of users on whatever device they use and however they connect to the internet. With mobile traffic now exceeding desktop, serving a quality mobile experience is more important than ever. During the recent holiday weekend, I was wondering