Akamai Technologies, Inc. is an American content delivery network (CDN) and cloud services provider headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. Akamai's content delivery network is one of the world's largest distributed computing platforms, responsible for serving between 15 and 30 percent of all web traffic. The company operates a network of servers around the world and rents capacity on these servers to customers who want their websites to work faster by distributing content from locations close to the user. Over the years its customers have included Apple, Facebook, Bing, Twitter, eBay, Google, LinkedIn and healthcare.gov. When a user navigates to the URL of an Akamai customer, their browser is redirected to one of Akamai's copies of the website. The company was founded in 1998 by Daniel M. Lewin (then a graduate student at MIT) and MIT applied mathematics professor Tom Leighton. Lewin was killed aboard American Airlines Flight 11, which crashed in the September 11 attacks of 2001. Leighton currently serves as Akamai's CEO. Akamai is a Hawaiian word meaning "intelligent" or "clever". Wikipedia

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  • Akamai Input Validation Cloudlet

    Strengthen your web forms against abuse or monopolization from brute force and behavioral attackers. Evaluate web form submissions against customizable recipes and limit excessive valid or invalid attempts at the Edge. Protect against behavioral and brute force attacks to help avoid business disruption, reduce custom development, and gain additional application offload. To learn more visit: https...

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  • Edge 2015: Your CDN for What's Now and What's Next

    Roadmap to Innovation with Rick McConnell, President of Products & Development, Akamai Akamai Edge is the premier event for Internet innovators, tech professionals and online business pioneers who together are forging a Faster Forward World. Learn more at: http://www.akamai.com/edge

  • Edge 2015: St. Judes Children's Research Hospital

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital shares how Akamai plays a key role in helping to realize the mission of of the hospital. Speakers: Robert Machen, SVP & CIO , St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Kumud Kalia, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Akamai Technologies Akamai Edge is the premier event for Internet innovators, tech professionals and online business pioneers who together are forg...

  • Edge 2015: Executive Fireside Chat on Future Industry Trends

    This executive fireside chat talks about future industry trends across several industries. It examines the opportunities and challenges they present, and discusses what businesses are doing today and what they are thinking about doing in the future. For example: What is the impact of mobility, security, IoT and beyond? What are the opportunities versus the hype? What are the challenges for differ...

  • Edge 2015: Grand Challenges of the Internet Keynote Address

    Tom Leighton , CEO at Akamai shares his thoughts on the grand challenges of the Internet and how Akamai helps customers address these challenges. Akamai Edge is the premier event for Internet innovators, tech professionals and online business pioneers who together are forging a Faster Forward World. Learn more at: http://www.akamai.com/edge

  • Edge 2015: Securing the Modern Enterprise with Latha Maripuri, SVP & Global CISO of News Corp

    Securing the Modern Enterprise with Latha Maripuri, SVP & Global CISO of News Corp Akamai Edge is the premier event for Internet innovators, tech professionals and online business pioneers who together are forging a Faster Forward World. Learn more at: http://www.akamai.com/edge

  • Edge 2015: Back to the Future of the Internet

    Welcome to the Future of the Internet address Speakers: Bob Hughes, President of Worldwide Operations, Akamai Mats Johansson, Infrastructure Manager, IKEA Oz Deally, Senior Director, Enterprise Information Security Operations, Liberty Mutual Pierre-Louis BIaggi, VP, Connectivity Solutions, Orange Business Services Kent Liu, VP, Technology & Products, iQIYI Akamai Edge is the premier event ...

  • Edge 2015: Welcome to the Future of the Internet Address with Akamai CEO, Tom Leighton

    Akamai CEO Tom Leighton delivers the welcome and opening for Akamai Edge 2015 in Miami, FL USA. Leighton discusses the gathering of thought leaders to share their perspective on the next generation of innovation. Akamai Edge is the premier event for Internet innovators, tech professionals and online business pioneers who together are forging a Faster Forward World. Learn more at: http://www.aka...

  • Chicago Tech Day Jan 2015: OPEN

    Luna Control Center is the web-based portal that provides customers and partners full access and capabilities to control Akamai products and services. It has been designed and developed based on user feedback, to focus on what drives successful business. {OPEN} is designed to give customers and partners the ability to more easily architect for Akamai services, the set of programs and components...

  • Chicago Tech Day Jan 2015: Foundry - HTTP2

    The Web Experience Foundry will be dedicated to researching and prototyping projects and technologies that the Web Experience business unit feels are potentially important for the future of its product lines. The primary goals will be: - Gain a solid understanding of new technology and how it could (or could not) be used in Web Experience products (Discovery). - Prototype new technologies and c...

  • Chicago Tech Day Jan 2015: RWD

    Learn what the common problems with RWD are and how you can solve these issues with Akamai.

  • Chicago Tech Day Jan 2015: Hidden Features

    Learn about what hidden features are available to you, when you use Akamai to make sure that your business’ website runs fast and secure.

  • Customer Technology Day Chicago 2015

    See an overview of what was covered during our Customer Technology Day in Chicago this year.

  • Shellshock and more: Case studies on DDoS attacks and mitigation strategies in Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ)

    A comprehensive study on distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in Asia - from Prolexic/Akamai, the world’s largest and most trusted DDoS mitigation service provider. Get data and insights into the Asian security landscape, including the most common types of DDoS attacks, industries and protocols targeted, and attack origins. Case studies on the now infamous Shellshock attack and other nota...

  • Why Does Your Company Need Effective Web Defense?

    Why does your company need effective web defense? 91% of companies say their business is depended on web application, so effective web defense is critical! Check out this infographic for a compelling overview on why your company needs effective web defense. To learn more, visit: www.akamai.com/webdefense

  • Edge 2014: Maintaining the Balance: Getting the Most of Your CDN with IKEA

    Maintaining the Balance: Getting the Most of Your CDN by Johannes Eckerdal, Product Specialist, IKEA Join Johannes Eckerdal, CDN Product Specialist of Ikea for an informative supersession where he will discuss how to transform your Content Delivery Network into an Experience Delivery Network and other topics including: Why the Edge matters, Considerations around CDN agnostic versus CDN dependent...

  • Edge 2014: Increasing Control with Property Manager with eBay

    Increasing Control with Property Manager by Steve Lerner Senior Member of Technical Staff, Network Engineering, eBay & Jay Sikkeland, Senior Technical Project Manager, Akamai Technologies Property Manager, Akamai’s next generation configuration tool, enables engineers a new level of control and visibility for Akamai configurations. Steve Lerner, Sr. Member of Technical Staff from eBay Network En...

  • Edge 2014: Bypass Surgery - Akamai's Heartbleed Response Case Study

    Bypass Surgery - Akamai’s Heartbleed Response Case Study by Brian Sniffen, Chief Security Architect, Akamai Technologies In April of this year, the inevitable happened and Akamai’s network was determined to be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug. The practice of information security is both about preventing vulnerabilities and mitigating vulnerabilities when they’re found. In this case study, A...

  • Edge 2014: The Evolution of TLS/SSL - Improving the Foundations of Internet Security

    The Evolution of TLS/SSL - Improving the Foundations of Internet Security by Brian Sniffen, Chief Security Architect, Akamai Technologies In the wake of the Heartbleed vulnerability, attention has turned to TLS, the fundamental building block of Internet encryption and authentication. In this session we’ll look at the evolving TLS standard and concentrate on new ciphers, authentication mechanism...

  • Edge 2014: MPEG DASH – Tomorrow's Format Today

    MPEG DASH – Tomorrow’s Format Today by Nicolas Weil Senior Solutions Architect, Akamai Technologies & Will Law, Chief Architect, Media Cloud Engineering, Akamai Technologies As an open standard designed to help simplify video delivery across connected devices, MPEG-DASH is continuing to gain momentum in the OTT, broadcast and wireless industries. Join Akamai’s DASH experts for a discussion on wh...

  • Edge 2014: A Modern Approach to Performance Monitoring

    A Modern Approach to Performance Monitoring by Cliff Crocker, VP of Product Management, SOASTA "How fast are you? How fast should you be? How do you get there? In this talk Cliff will discuss traditional approaches to performance measurement and introduce a ""RUM First"" methodology. This approach begins with capturing performance directly from the end user as the single source of truth for cros...

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  • Akamai's Media Vision

    Akamai EVP and GM of the Media Division, Bill Wheaton provides an overview of Akamai’s vision for media – to provide the highest quality video and gaming experiences possible on any device to the largest audiences.

  • Bringing the Future into Focus

    Akamai CEO Tom Leighton helps bring the future of the Internet into focus. In the future we will redefine the cloud – bringing cloud computing from big data centers, out to the fabric of devices in people’s hands. In the future we will dramatically improve our agility and control over applications on the Internet. And in the future, we will need to secure Everything - not just our Web applica...

  • Welcome Address

    Akamai CMO Monique Bonner sets the agenda for the 2016 Akamai Edge conference with a special introductory video and an overview of the conference themes and takeaways.

  • Future of Pay TV

    Today’s voracious consumer appetite for online video is being fueled by a perfect storm of widespread broadband access and billions of high-quality-video-capable connected devices. The demand has spurred a new wave of OTT services that are disrupting the television industry as we know it. Leading this charge is Sling TV, one of the most innovative and popular services in the market. In his keynote...

  • Akamai's Web Vision

    Akamai President and GM of the Web Division, Rick McConnell provides an overview of Akamai’s vision for Web – to provide instant and secure access to all apps and sites for users everywhere on all devices.

  • Future of Commerce

    Alibaba is world’s biggest ecommerce platform, with more than 80% of online sales in China now taking place on one of its many online marketplaces. As a senior technology leader for this global powerhouse, Dr. Guo will provide his unique perspective on the future of commerce, with a focus on how Alibaba is innovating to deliver the ultimate shopping and selling experiences for its users around the...

  • Future of Financial Services

    As the leading financial institution serving members of the US military, veterans and their families, USAA has led the way in developing electronic channels for its dispersed member base. USAA VP of Corporate Development Neff Hudson looks at how the financial services industry is changing, focusing on how millennials, the first digital generation, use the Internet… and what that means for financi...

  • Reaching the Next Billion Internet Users

    The next billion Internet users will be very different from the first billion – they will be mobile, they will have high expectations but low bandwidth, and they will be coming from emerging markets. This super session will explore how companies are seeking to engage this next generation of Internet users – finding ways to reach consumers in the developing world, to fund and monetize connectivity,...

  • Akamai's Enterprise Vision

    Akamai EVP and GM of the Enterprise & Carrier Division, Bobby Blumofe provides an overview of Akamai’s vision for the Enterprise - to secure, protect and accelerate the enterprise as a service in the cloud

  • Transform your Enterprise to Make the Most of Cloud, Mobility, and IoT

    Cloud – check! Mobile – check! IoT – check! All systems go to take full advantage of the computing trends driving the next generation of IT. But hold on a second. Is your enterprise really up to the challenge of making the public Internet an integral part of your mission critical infrastructure? Akamai’s own Bobby Blumofe will sit down with Atticus Tysen, SVP & CIO, Intuit; Vincent Perfetti, CTO, ...

  • Bridging Mobile Gaming and Security

    How do you manage daily threats in a hyper-accelerated, competitive industry like gaming? How do you mitigate and react to these threats? Join Big Fish Games Senior Vice President of IT and Engineering Sean Chighizola to hear how one of the world’s largest casual gaming companies helped bridge the gap between fast paced innovation and security. It is possible to have your fish and eat it too.

  • Who Should Control Your Data? A Policy Discussion with Leading Experts

    Governments around the world are enacting new restrictions on the free movement of data in the name of protecting personal privacy and ensuring national security. At the same time, authorities are bringing pressure on private-sector companies to cooperate in government investigations by decrypting messages and handing over encryption keys. This timely conversation with industry experts will explor...

  • Diversity in Technology Panel

    Talent serves as the enabler for Akamai and its customers to deliver innovative solutions that are core to their business and strategy. Yet, the shortage of trained technical resources globally poses a threat to productivity and innovation. These talent shortages are complicated further by the lack of diversity in engineering and computer science. The intersection of technical worker shortages and...

  • Your Hero Images Need You! - Save the Day with HTTP2 Image Loading

    Images have a high correlation to page load time. Optimizing image delivery through compression alone is a daunting task. Using HTTP2's superpowers, we can optimize images to ship faster, increasing the perceived performance and initiating users' emotional responses to visuals earlier. HTTP2-powered image delivery leads to lower bounce rates and higher conversions.

  • Promise of Push

    HTTP/2 Push is hotly anticipated to help with web performance. In this talk we dig into how Push works, how to test and what you need to know when building apps with Push.

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  • High Performance Images - By O'Reilly & Akamai

    How can you provide stunning photos and graphics without compromising website or app performance? Six of Akamai's foremost image experts teamed up with O'Reilly Media to answer that question. The result is High Performance Images, a book providing useful tips, tricks, and practical theory to help developers deliver powerful images on any website or app. To read High Performance Images click here:...

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