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Simon Hearne

Simon Hearne

October 12, 2020 5:00 PM

Measuring & Improving Core Web Vitals

Google recently announced a proposed update to its search ranking algorithm: the Page Experience Update. This change, which launches in 2021, includes more performance signals in the ranking algorithm. A subtle but important feature of the update is that AMP will no longer be a requirement for promotion to Top Stories -- fast pages are all you need!

Simon Hearne

Simon Hearne

October 12, 2020 5:00 PM

Timers, Metrics, and Dimensions: What's New in mPuls ...

The October 2020 release marks the culmination of a large number of updates to mPulse, Akamai's real user monitoring (RUM) solution:

Alex Balford

Alex Balford

October 12, 2020 5:00 PM

What's New in Edge Delivery

Welcome to day two of the Akamai Platform Update! Today, we're focusing on Akamai's edge delivery products as well as other complimentary products that help drive great digital experiences. The last several months have been nothing short of unprecedented as lockdowns, quarantines, and other protective measures enacted by governments and organizations drove a sudden and dramatic shift in user behavior, which in turn has driven enormous traffic levels. Akamai's importance

David Theobald

David Theobald

October 11, 2020 5:00 PM

You Are Here: Giving Your Users the Local Experience ...

Locality matters for most things in life: weather, health care, shopping, product reviews, dinner reservations, social networking, data privacy, news, sports ... the list goes on and on in our ever more connected lives. From direct user interaction on your flagship website or app to IoT device data collection and transformation, where your target audience is and where they are going is essential to providing the experience they need, want,

David Theobald

David Theobald

September 24, 2020 8:00 AM

Serverless at the Edge: Enabling Magical Unicorns

Before we dive straight into the magical unicorn from heaven that is serverless computing embedded within the CDN edge (a direct customer quote that I want on a team T-shirt soon), let's first level-set on some basic concepts of computing. In the context of web experiences, IoT device messaging, and really anything else that travels across the public internet, compute can happen in three venues:

Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson

August 12, 2020 2:15 PM

The Publishing Industry -- Where to Now?

Many of us have spent far more time at home looking at screens to keep up to date with the world than would have seemed possible at the start of the year. In the UK, as with many other countries, the lockdown rules and pandemic response were changing on a near-daily basis, and the 5 PM government briefing became a regular fixture of the evening news. Unsurprisingly, those media firms

Isha Gupta

Isha Gupta

June 9, 2020 12:45 PM

How to Verify Adaptive Acceleration Features are Wor ...

As we know, Adaptive Acceleration's umbrella consists of the below features:

Alex Balford

Alex Balford

March 25, 2020 6:30 AM

March 2020 - What's New in Delivery, Services and Su ...

Welcome to Day 3 of Akamai's March 2020 Release. Before we dive into today's new and exciting announcements, just a reminder of the week's schedule: Monday was Day 1 for security with enhancements to Bot Manager, Fast DNS, Kona Site Defender, Managed Security Service, Prolexic Routed, and Web Application Protector. Tuesday added another day of security updates, including for Enterprise Threat Protector, DNSi CacheServe, Fast DNS, and Identity Cloud. Wednesday

Tim Vereecke

Tim Vereecke

March 25, 2020 6:30 AM

Accelerate SVG Delivery with Ion (A2)

As of March 2020, all Akamai Ion customers will benefit automatically from the more powerful Brotli/Zopfli compression algorithm for delivering their SVG files. The benefit of fewer SVG bytes is a positive impact on your visual performance KPIs (First Meaningful Paint, Time to Visually Ready, SpeedIndex, or the newest -- Largest Contentful Paint).