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Written by: Ina Christova Since the onset of the pandemic, home entertainment has never been more important. Millions of users across the globe have turned to over-the-top (OTT) streaming and live TV to bring much-needed diversion and exciting content into their lives. MwareTV provides content delivery solutions designed for the TV platforms of today and tomorrow -- a web brimming with rich media and millions of users that demand high-quality
G2A.COM is the world's largest marketplace for video games, with thousands of sellers, 24 million customers, and a million transactions a month. It's the first stop for gamers and geeks who are looking for low-priced game keys, activation codes, electronics, merchandise, and more. G2A has grown rapidly in the past several years, relying on Akamai for the speed, security, and global reach it needed to become one of the biggest
I've spent my entire career in technology and can still recall the time when a desktop PC was the only way to work. (Truth be told, I'm also old enough to remember dumb terminals.) I also remember my first company laptop -- a beast of a thing with a monochrome display so thick it came with an integrated 2.5" floppy drive and a battery life that made it barely usable.
The video streaming traffic that Akamai delivered for more than 30 rights-holding customers during the July 11 Italy-England football (soccer) final as part of the delayed-to-2021European soccer tournament peaked at 34.9 Tbps on the Akamai edge platform. The traffic peak during the final match was the highest that Akamai reached for the tournament and was nearly 5x greater than the 7.3 Tbps peak of the 2016 Portugal-France championship match. Traffic
By: Ina Christova Every year, Q-dance (part of the ID&T group), a Dutch electronic music experience company, delights its die-hard fans (or their "tribe") at the world's largest hardstyle festival, Defqon.1. Helicopters, simulated earthquakes, special moments like Power Hour, and amazing shows make up the unique experience. In order to keep impressing their fans, the company needed to adjust this year to ensure that it could effectively recreate the experience
You may have seen the announcements over the past two weeks -- the IETF QUIC RFCs have been published! That leads to a lot of questions, depending on how closely you've followed this space. You might be wondering what this means to you, or you might think QUIC has been an established thing for years now. And how does HTTP/3 fit into this? Is HTTP/3 another name for QUIC? QUIC
By: Ralph Aantjes With so many people around the globe seeking socially distanced fun and solace, at-home entertainment has never been more important. XITE aims to offer the best music video experience in the world. Akamai is delighted that this exciting, interactive video platform chose to work with us to provide high-quality, secure online video, which enables XITE to deliver on the experience its fans have come to love. Whether
The edge is becoming more critical in a world of 5G and IoT. I've seen the evolution from 1x to 3G to 4G and now 5G over the many years I've worked in the mobile space, and 5G and IoT will drive the biggest changes we have seen on the edge in 10 or 20 years.