Akamai

The company provides a distributed computing platform which mirrors content from customer servers on Akamai’s global platform of servers which are specially equipped to withstand the crush of daily requests for rich, dynamic and interactive content, transaction and applications. This helps the client’s servers withstand the crush of daily requests for rich, dynamic and interactive content, transactions and applications and, in delivering on these requests, also allows Akamai to detect and avoid internet problem spots and vulnerability to ensure websites perform reliably.

Akamai to acquire cloud security provider Prolexic

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2 Dec, 2013
Rene Millman

Content delivery player buys anti-DDoS firm to help extend security offerings to enterprise customers

Akamai splashes out $268 million on Cotendo

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22 Dec, 2011
James Stirling

The platform company looks to ‘accelerate’ its cloud offerings with the pre-Christmas acquisition.

Akamai teams up with BMC for cloud performance monitoring

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21 Jul, 2011
Bryan Betts

Web delivery company Akamai claims to have improved its measuring capability thanks to a deal with BMC

Riverbed and Akamai team up to eliminate cloud bottlenecks

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10 May, 2011
Maxwell Cooter

Akamai and Riverbed have teamed to try to speed up public cloud connections and ease bottlenecks