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Jason Lane

Jason Lane

August 6, 2013 1:15 PM

The Render Chain and You

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Lorenz Jakober

Lorenz Jakober

August 5, 2013 1:25 PM

Improve Holiday Sales by Gaining Insight into User E ...

Note: This is the second blog post to our "Crush the Rush" holiday readiness webinar series. We all know eCommerce is evolving. It used to be pretty simple. A shopper would visit your eCommerce Web application from her laptop or PC. You probably had to support one, maybe two browsers. But the world has changed - quickly. The fact is the proliferation of connected devices has changed the way

Akamai

Akamai

July 23, 2013 1:17 PM

Please Join Us in Creating a Faster Forward World at ...

I'm pleased to invite you to our 6th Akamai Edge 2013 this October 7 - 11 in Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Conference Center. Join us and meet up with more than 1,000 of your industry peers and our best line-up yet of industry innovators, as we create the experiences that to drive a Faster Forward World. Our Biggest and Best Customer Conference Yet! More sessions, tracks and

Margaret Kuchler

Margaret Kuchler

July 22, 2013 9:48 AM

"Crush the Rush" - Is Your Site Ready for the Holida ...

The holiday season is already creeping up and by far will be the most vital online shopping period of the year for retailers. Thanksgiving week will no doubt once again present one of the largest online shopping weeks of the year. Now, more than ever, time is literally money when it comes to Web performance. As online retailers face another big holiday shopping season, they have to make sure

Akamai

Akamai

July 9, 2013 10:55 AM

The DDoS Paradox

According to the Department of Homeland Security, almost 50 US Financial Institutions have suffered more than 200 Distributed Denial of Service attacks since September 2012 . Because we protect the majority of world's biggest banks, asset management firms, and online brokers, Akamai is in the unique position of having witnessed and actively defended against many of these attacks, and can describe the evolution of attack targets as well as attack techniques. 

Erik Nygren

Erik Nygren

June 21, 2013 10:14 AM

World IPv6 Launch Anniversary: Measuring Adoption On ...

It has been a year since I last wrote about World IPv6 Launch and our measurements of IPv6 adoption at the time. Since then, we've seen continued momentum around increased IPv6 adoption on multiple fronts, with more IPv6 end users as well as with more content becoming available over IPv6. The net result of this is that IPv6 traffic on Akamai's global platform has increased to be over 250% of

Akamai

Akamai

June 18, 2013 11:14 AM

Click Frenzy 2 goes off without a hitch with Akamai

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Helen Yang

Helen Yang

May 3, 2013 9:42 AM

Legendary Whitetails Boosts Site Performance & Reven ...

As we know, many of the world's leading commerce companies trust Akamai.  What about other mid-sized and smaller businesses and online retailers who are looking for acceleration and improvement of their site performance?  How is Akamai helping them succeed in their online business?   Legendary Whitetails, a customer through our partner MICROS Retail, is a great success story in showcasing how a family-owned retailer offering unique causal apparel, gifts and

Akamai

Akamai

March 15, 2013 12:42 PM

Akamai IO - Going Global

I'm writing this short post to update you on a significant change in Akamai IO's data source. Since its inception, IO's data was based on many websites, but most of those sites catered to a US audience. This means that the data set was biased - it included global traffic, but held a disproportionate amount of traffic from the US.Starting February 16th, we've started using a new data stream, based