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October 5, 2012 2:09 PM

Tim on a tablet in Toledo...? No Problem

Anyone following the Akamai blog for the past few weeks will have seen a lot of talk about this thing we're calling "situational performance." Product Manager Assaf Kremer explained why one size doesn't fit all in today's web performance world. M.J. Johnson, a Product Marketing Director here at Akamai - and his whiteboard - were ready for a close up to illustrate how user situations impact web performance.Now, it's Mike

Stephen Ludin

Stephen Ludin

October 3, 2012 2:40 PM

HTTP/2.0 - What is it and Why Should You Care?

An Aging StandardHTTP is old.  How old?  Let's look at a timeline to start:1991 - HTTP/0.91996 - HTTP/1.01999 - HTTP/1.12013? - HTTP/2.0 Our beloved protocol that has been powering the information age in which we all live has been kicking around for over 21 years. Further, it has not had a major version change in 13!  Using the dog year's metaphor, this puts the invention of HTTP back in the

Akamai Edge

Akamai Edge

October 3, 2012 12:22 PM

Global Industry Leaders to Gather at #AkamaiEdge 201 ...

The largest annual gathering of Akamai customers and partners, the Akamai Edge Conference, is taking place next week at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and will feature speakers from more than 40 companies. Registration information and the complete agenda can be found at: www.akamai.com/edgeBusiness and technology leaders from Amadeus, Build.com, Cisco, CTV, Grainger, GREE, Guitar Center, Symantec, USAA, Visa, and many others, are scheduled to present during

Akamai

Akamai

September 26, 2012 11:58 AM

What's the situation - and why is it important to we ...

It wasn't too long ago that going on the web meant you were sitting at a desk, with a computer sporting a fixed-line connection. For companies doing business online, there were distinctly fewer variables that impacted web site performance and the user experience.Fast forward just a few years and the world has radically changed. Mainstream use of Wi-Fi, cellular, smartphones, tablets and connected devices such as TVs and game consoles

Akamai

Akamai

September 14, 2012 10:00 AM

Web performance: Why one size doesn't fit all

When considering web performance, it's tempting to think that the user experience on any given site or application will be fairly consistent. The reality? Performance is impacted by different variables and ensuring that all users have the best possible experience requires hard work. For example, a desktop machine running IE 9 over a cable connection will offer a different user experience compared to a Macbook running Safari through public Wi-Fi,

Akamai

Akamai

August 30, 2012 5:06 PM

Fresh Fish & Fresh Data

Your customers act in real-time--your data should, too.Like many New Englanders, we hit the Cape Cod beaches last weekend--more specifically, the delightful town of Chatham, home of Chatham Pier Fish Market. Famished from our adventures under the summer sun, we went looking for a late lunch and discovered fresh-off-the-boat tuna sushi and the best lobster roll I've ever tasted.As we dined in the shade at the picnic table, it hit

Erik Nygren

Erik Nygren

July 30, 2012 3:04 PM

A Data-Driven View of IPv6 Adoption

Here at Akamai we've been closely monitoring IPv6 traffic across our network for quite some time - including the months leading up to World IPv6 Launch all the way through to the present. In this post, I wanted to share some of the more meaningful IPv6 traffic data we've observed, both during the 24 hours of the World IPv6 Launch milestone and in the weeks since.

Stephen Ludin

Stephen Ludin

July 6, 2012 11:27 AM

SPDY and WebSocket Support at Akamai

Now, more than ever, time is money. The four two second rule is a thing of the past and companies today are not simply looking at performance as a specific bar to get over, but rather as an element that has a direct effect on their conversion rates. Akamai has supported this view this for a long time, and to that end have continually come up with new technologies to

Akamai

Akamai

July 5, 2012 4:14 PM

Corn, Watermelon and Customer Engagement

With the arrival of summer comes delicious seasonal produce - and the chance for my local grocer to try to change my habits.  But do they?  No.  Should they?  Absolutely.As my family's designated grocery shopper, I find myself in the same stores every week: Trader Joe's for most of the stuff we need, Whole Foods for the rest.I used to go to Shaw's, which is closer to my house, but