Established Year: 1998
CEO: F. Thomson Leighton
Founders: Jonathan Seelig, Randall Kaplan, F. Thomson Leighton, Daniel Lewin
Headquarters: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Country: United States
Building up AKAMAI Technologies:
With a wide variety of internet users throughout the globe, it becomes a challenging task for the internet providers to provide speedy service for the optimum web performance. The company that aimed at the new ways of delivering internet content to its users that came into existence in the year 1998 was Akamai technologies.
The building process of this company took place in the year 1997, when Dr. Leighton and Mr. Lewin started exploring the ways to reduce congestion …show more content…
With this goal in the mind, Akamai Technologies is providing top-end internet web performance services to its clients with the help of which they are able to engage consumers quickly with personalized online experiences.
Media delivery- It was seen that everyone surfing the internet wants the sites to open without any delays, so Akamai Delivery solutions have provided their customers with a flawless viewing experience of social media, OTT videos, software updates and also games, etc. They have achieved the success in offering highest quality content to all the different connected devices.
Cloud security- Another challenge faced by the web companies is to safeguard the websites from any sort of malware and viruses. Akamai Intelligent Platform and Cloud Security solutions secure the web applications from the attacks without providing any harm to its …show more content…
It also helps in boosting enterprise productivity by increasing the in branch applications and reducing the network costs. The company is successful in bringing the internet and public clouds into the enterprise network.
Latest awards and accomplishments by Akamai Technologies:
In 2012, Akamai technologies in partnership with Riverbed received the TechEd Award for Steelhead Cloud Accelerator.
In the same year, Akamai ranked in the top 50 companies to work for in India under 1000 employees category by The Great Place to Work. It was ranked 14th amongst the areas largest employers ranking in the software category as the "Top Places to Work, 2012" among Massachusetts businesses.
2013- Akamai was awarded with the 2013 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award for the best Facebook solutions.
2015- This year in March 2015, the company was accredited with "Best Innovation based on Network Intelligence" at the Network Intelligence Awards.
In their long career growth of 17 years the company has performed proud leadership roles enabling safe, secured and environmental friendly internet