2010 Press Releases

Akamai to Hold Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Investor Conference Call on Wednesday, February 9th at 4:30 pm ET

CAMBRIDGE, MA - December 28, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that the company will hold a conference call for investors on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The call will include the company’s fourth quarter 2010 and year-end financial results, and will also be broadcast live via the Internet at www.akamai.com.

Akamai Shields Leading Retailers from DDoS Attacks During Critical Holiday Shopping Period

CAMBRIDGE, MA - December 13, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, the leading provider of cloud optimization services, shielded several leading retailers from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks during the three day period following Cyber Monday. In addition to several standalone attacks, Akamai observed high volumes of coordinated attacks against five independent Internet Retailer Top 500 customers from Tuesday, November 30th through Thursday, December 2nd. The attacks, which were highly distributed, caused some of the websites to experience up to 10,000 times their normal daily traffic. Thanks to protection from Akamai, the retailers were able to sustain the attacks, allowing them to stay in business during some of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Diesel relies on Akamai

CAMBRIDGE, MA - December 13, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that Diesel, the international lifestyle brand, has selected Akamai’s Dynamic Site Accelerator and Media Delivery solutions to accelerate and distribute the contents of its website www.diesel.com to its worldwide customers.

Tesco Uses Akamai to Achieve 90% Offload of 120Mb/s Traffic in its Christmas 2010 Online Loyalty Card Campaign

Paris - December 01, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that Tesco, the UK's leading grocery and retail chain, is using the Akamai Dynamic Site Accelerator services to support the company's 2010 Clubcard Bonanza, which will see millions of pounds of customer's Tesco Clubcard vouchers doubled-up through the special online promotion.

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Akamai Technologies to Participate in The Credit Suisse 2010 Annual Technology Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - November 24, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the Credit Suisse 2010 Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. Chief Financial Officer JD Sherman will present an update on Akamai's service offerings.

Akamai-sponsored survey reveals 40% more Asia-Pacific enterprise applications to be delivered over the cloud in coming year

SINGAPORE - November 11, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, has sponsored the IDC Asia-Pacific Web Application Survey 2010 in which it discusses the trends driving demand for Web applications. The survey http://www.akamai.com/dl/akamai/idc_cloud_mobility_wp.pdf revealed businesses have become reliant on the Internet for their daily operations, and outlines the challenges IT departments face as they strive to improve application performance and the end-user experience. And given the rise in the number of Web applications accessed in the cloud, IT departments are under pressure to rethink their Web delivery strategy.

Akamai Accelerates Smartfurniture.com, Resulting in Higher Search Engine Rankings that have Led to More Sales and Revenues

CAMBRIDGE, MA - November 09, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that SmartFurniture.com has implemented Akamai's Dynamic Site Accelerator solution to improve the retailer's site performance, which has led to better search engine rankings and higher sales and revenues.

MisterRecycle.com Supports Record User Numbers With Akamai

Paris - November 08, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that MisterRecycle.com, a newly-created website for mobile phone recycling and purchasing, has implemented Akamai's Dynamic Site Accelerator solution to ensure its availability and improve the flow of its traffic.

European Shoppers are Going Mobile

LONDON, UK - November 04, 2010 - today announced findings of research looking at trends in European consumer behaviour when buying goods and services online it has commissioned IDC (www.idc.com) with, comprising of interviews with 1,500 consumers in six European countries (France, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden). The research shows a number of trends and findings that will be of interest to both retailers and e-commerce vendors. The findings included the fact that the majority of consumers expect a website to load in less than four seconds, and in some cases two seconds, otherwise (around 70%) will switch to another, probably competitive, website.

Akamai Technologies to Participate in the Goldman Sachs 2010 Techtonics Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - November 04, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the Goldman Sachs 2010 Techtonics Conference in New York, NY. Vice President of Application and Site Acceleration, Willie Tejada, will be participating in the Edge Techtonics panel discussion.

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Akamai Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

CAMBRIDGE, MA - October 27, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Revenue for third quarter 2010 was $253.6 million, a 23 percent increase over third quarter 2009 revenue of $206.5 million, and a 3 percent increase over second quarter 2010 revenue of $245.3 million. Net income in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP, for the third quarter of 2010 was $39.7 million, or $0.21 per diluted share, a 21 percent increase from third quarter 2009 GAAP net income of $32.7 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, and a 4 percent increase from second quarter 2010 GAAP net income of $38.1 million, or $0.20 per diluted share.

Akamai to Host Investor Summit

CAMBRIDGE, MA - October 22, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will host an Investor Summit at The Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Thursday, December 9, 2010.

Akamai Announces Second Quarter 2010 State of the Internet Report

CAMBRIDGE, MA - October 20, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced the release of its 2nd Quarter, 2010 State of the Internet report available for download at www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet. Leveraging information gathered from its global server network, the Akamai report provides insight into key Internet statistics such as broadband adoption, mobile connectivity, and attack traffic, as well as trends over time.

Akamai to Further Boost Web Performance for Infocomm Asia Holdings Pte Ltd (IAHGames) by Offering Faster Downloads and Reducing Costs

CAMBRIDGE, MA - October 11, 2010 - Akamai Technologies today announced the partnership with IAHGames to provide a superior experience for gamers on IAHGames.com across South-east Asia, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand through Akamai's solutions. The success of this service has also enabled IAHGames to grow its user base in markets as diverse as Eastern Europe and South America and acquire new titles to publish.

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Akamai to Hold Third Quarter Investor Conference Call on Wednesday, October 27th at 4:30 PM ET

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 30, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that the company will hold a conference call for investors on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The call will include the company's third quarter 2010 financial results, which will also be broadcast live via the Internet at www.akamai.com.

Akamai to Assemble Internet Revolutionaries at Third Annual Customer Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 28, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today the agenda and featured speakers for its third annual Customer Conference taking place October 13-15, 2010 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach (www.fontainebleau.com/). Business and technology leaders from Advanced MD, Autodesk, Best Buy, BskyB, Chico’s, Cisco, ESPN, FOX News, Hard Rock International, Home Depot, Johnson & Johnson, Motorcycle USA, MTV Networks, NFL, Nokia, and many others, are scheduled to present during the three-day conference.

Akamai Boosts Heels.com Site Performance Globally Leading to Higher Search Engine Rankings

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 28, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that Heels.com, an online retail store that sells designer women’s shoes, has implemented Akamai’s Dynamic Site Accelerator to accelerate and improve performance of its online shoe store and help reduce its database utilization by offloading dynamic content to the Akamai platform. The Akamai solution has helped Heels.com enable a unique shopping experience to its customer base and improve site performance globally. For example, in Australia, site performance has improved by 400 percent since leveraging Akamai. This improvement in site performance has also led to higher search engine optimization (SEO) rankings for both domestic and international customers.

New Payment Tokenization Service Unveiled for the Akamai Cloud

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 27, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today unveiled its Edge Tokenization electronic payment security service. Seamless and undisruptive to a retailer's existing eCommerce workflow, the Akamai solution enables credit card data to be converted to a token prior to Web transactions landing on a merchant's infrastructure. By alleviating the requirement for retailers to route customer credit card data on their own infrastructure, the service helps reduce information theft and compliance risk while lowering Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance costs. A first-of-its-kind offering, Edge Tokenization automates credit card tokenization within the Akamai cloud, providing exceptional levels of payment security and operational convenience for Web retailers without the need to increase spending on internal infrastructure.

Akamai President David Kenny to Keynote at OMMA Global New York 2010

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 23, 2010 - David Kenny, president of Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services, will speak at OMMA Global New York 2010 on September 28th. Mr. Kenny will deliver a keynote presentation entitled, "Staying ahead of the cloud: Helping marketers navigate unprecedented change in video, games and mobile communications."

NFL.com to Offer Fans Higher Quality Video Experience this Season

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 22, 2010 - NFL.com and Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) announced that NFL.com has implemented Akamai's HD Network to enable broader availability of high-quality online video. NFL.com will be utilizing the Akamai HD Network to assist in providing the best possible online video player experience for its fans. This season, the majority of video content on NFL.com will be offered in higher quality and delivered across the Akamai HD Network, including NFL.com Live: Thursday Night Football offering live look-ins to NFL Network’s eight-game package, video highlights of every NFL game and coverage of other NFL events.

Akamai Recognized for Climate Change Disclosure

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 21, 2010 - Akamai Technologies has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 534 institutional investors with $64 trillion in assets under management, for its approach to climate change disclosure. Akamai is featured in CDP's recently released "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index." This index, a key component of CDP's 2010 S&P 500 Report that was released September 20, 2010, highlights the constituent companies within the S&P 500 Index that have displayed the most professional approach to corporate governance in relation to climate change disclosure practices.

Akamai HD Network Simplifies Streaming of Standards-Based Video To iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 09, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced new capabilities for its HD for iPhone solution designed to simplify delivery of standards-based, on-demand video to iPhone®, iPadTM and iPod touch®. Known as "in the network" packaging, this capability will let content providers leverage their existing H.264 and MPEG4 video workflows and automatically package their content to the format required for playback on iOSTM devices.

Akamai Provides Nearly 3X Performance Improvement for Conenza's Corporate Social Networking Platform

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 08, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, the leading provider of cloud optimization services, has improved performance of Conenza’s corporate social networking platform by over 270 percent. By leveraging Akamai's Web Application Accelerator service, Conenza is continuing to provide its global customers with the most advanced member interaction tools for their private online communities while enhancing performance, security and availability.

Akamai Technologies to Participate in the Citi 2010 Global Technology Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - September 01, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, the leading provider of cloud optimization services, announced today that it will be participating in the Citi 2010 Global Technology Conference in New York, NY. Chief Financial Officer JD Sherman will present an update on Akamai's service offerings.

Akamai Gives Customers a Glimpse of the Future Online - In High Definition

SINGAPORE - September 01, 2010 - Akamai Technologies today announced that Internet viewers in Singapore will be able to watch their favorite shows in high definition (HD) on the Internet, from both fixed and mobile locations. ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's leading sports content provider, is working with Akamai to provide their Internet viewers with a new range and quality of online TV entertainment. Steve Akers, Senior Director, Digital Media, ESPN STAR Sports says, "The way sports content is delivered is changing. Today fans want interactive content that impacts them in an immediate way on whichever platform they choose. ESPN STAR Sports is committed to providing this enhanced experience to fans and we continue to be at the forefront in Asia with our digital offerings."

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Akamai Delivers Faster Insights for Research Reporter

SYDNEY, AUST. - August 31, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced it has been appointed by Insight Marketing Systems, a global market research company, to deliver its SaaS-based application, Research Reporter. Research Reporter helps global corporate market research teams to leverage the power of their marketing knowledge, improving the quality and efficiency of the research process and pro-actively managing their research resources. Insight Marketing Systems has been deploying the Akamai Web Application Accelerator solution since March 2010.

Finish Line Uses Akamai Technologies Dynamic Site Accelerator

CAMBRIDGE, MA - August 25, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that Finish Line, a premium athletic footwear retailer, has implemented Akamai’s Dynamic Site Accelerator to enhance the customer experience on Finishline.com. The Akamai solution has helped Finish Line speed up the performance and availability of its site. Since leveraging the Dynamic Site Accelerator solution, Finish Line has experienced an average reduction in page loading times of 50 percent.

Akamai Appoints Philip Chua as Country Manager for Singapore, Malaysia

SINGAPORE - August 24, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced the appointment of Mr. Philip Chua as Country Manager for Singapore and Malaysia. In his new role, Philip is responsible for driving business growth and building the Akamai brand in both markets. Drawing on his 18 years of experience in the IT industry, Philip will also be responsible for expanding Akamai's client base in Singapore and Malaysia, building on the current portfolio that includes Standard Chartered Bank, AirAsia, Media Prima, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Malaysian Airlines and ESPN STAR Sports.

Akamai and Brightcove Team to Raise the Bar On Global Online Video Experiences

CAMBRIDGE, MA - August 11, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced a wide-ranging alliance to drive quality, performance, and innovation in the online video industry. The agreement between the companies is designed to bring together two of the most widely-used cloud-based platforms for professional online video to create a powerful, end-to-end offer that makes high-quality video publishing and distribution easily available for businesses and organizations of all sizes. Brightcove will provide the Akamai HD Network as a bundled component of the Brightcove online video platform service.

Retailers Drive Conversion Rates and Revenues with Dynamic Transaction Acceleration

CAMBRIDGE, MA - August 10, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that its retail-industry customers on average have experienced significantly improved conversion rates after leveraging Akamai's acceleration services. Based on a comparison of conversion rates for Akamai customers and non-Akamai customers from Internet Retailer's Top 5001 list, Akamai customers experienced a 33 percent higher rate, on average, than Internet retailers in the Top 500 list that are not Akamai customers. In this year’s Top 500 Vendor Guide, Akamai is also named as the leading service provider in the Content Delivery Network category.

Akamai Adds Support for DNSSEC to its Enhanced DNS Service

CAMBRIDGE, MA - August 09, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced support for Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC). Offered as a fully-managed service, the solution is designed to help United States government agencies simplify compliance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) mandate to adopt the DNSSEC standard.

Akamai Technologies to Participate in the Oppenheimer Annual Telecommunications, Media & Technology Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - August 05, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the Oppenheimer Annual Telecommunications, Media & Technology Conference in Boston, MA. Senior Vice President of Networks and Operations, Robert Blumofe, will present an update on Akamai's service offerings.

Akamai Technologies to Participate in the 12th Annual Pacific Crest Technology Leadership Forum

CAMBRIDGE, MA - August 04, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the 12th Annual Pacific Crest Technology Leadership Forum in Vail, CO. President and CEO, Paul Sagan, will present an update on Akamai's service offerings.

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Akamai Reports Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results

CAMBRIDGE, MA - July 28, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. Revenue for second quarter 2010 was $245.3 million, a 20 percent increase over second quarter 2009 revenue of $204.6 million, and a 2 percent increase over first quarter 2010 revenue of $240.0 million. Net income in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP, for the second quarter of 2010 was $38.1 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, a 6 percent increase from second quarter 2009 GAAP net income of $36.0 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, and a 7 percent decrease from first quarter 2010 GAAP net income of $40.9 million, or $0.22 per diluted share.

Akamai Appoints David Kenny as President

CAMBRIDGE, MA - July 28, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that David W. Kenny, 48, will become President of Akamai, effective September 7, 2010. Kenny will be responsible for leading Akamai's business operations, including the company's product groups; global sales, services, and marketing; engineering; and networks and operations. Kenny will report to CEO Paul Sagan, who has served as Akamai's President since 1999 and chief executive since 2005, and who is a member of the company’s Board of Directors. Kenny has also served as a Director of Akamai since July 2007, and he will remain on the company’s Board of Directors.

Akamai Announces First Quarter 2010 State of the Internet Report

CAMBRIDGE, MA - July 27, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced the release of its 1st Quarter, 2010 State of the Internet report available for download at www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet. Leveraging information gathered from its global server network, the Akamai report provides insight into key Internet statistics such as broadband adoption, mobile connectivity, and attack traffic, as well as trends over time. New to the report this quarter is expanded information about mobile networks, as well as a review of average maximum connection speeds.

Akamai Appoints Martin Häring as Vice President of International Marketing

CAMBRIDGE, MA - July 26, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that Martin Häring has joined Akamai as Vice President of International Marketing. With over two decades of executive leadership experience in marketing and strategic business development, Mr. Häring is a 17-year veteran with Sun Microsystems, most recently serving as Vice President Worldwide Field Marketing for Sun's Systems Line of Business. Based in Zürich, Mr. Häring will lead Akamai's international marketing efforts, focusing on the Company's strategic growth opportunities outside of North America. He will report to Greg Lazar, Akamai's General Manager for International Markets.

Akamai Delivers Domino's Pizza, Dynamically

SYDNEY, Aust., 22 July 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced it has been selected as the exclusive online content delivery partner by Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd in Australia and New Zealand. The company chose Akamai's solution to power its successful online ordering service and recently launched iPhone application, as well as the corporate website. The partnership extends Akamai's growing list of e-commerce customers in the region.

Akamai Delivers 2010 World Cup Internet Coverage for Two Dozen Broadcasters into 65 Countries Worldwide

CAMBRIDGE, MA - July 16, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that it successfully delivered live and on-demand Web content and streaming for 24 global broadcasters into 65 countries during the month-long World Cup championships. Customers including ESPN, Prisacom, Televisa, TV2 and TV4 leveraged Akamai's globally distributed platform during the 31-day event to deliver 64 matches, as well as opening and closing ceremonies.

The Open Championship Selects Akamai HD Network to Deliver Global Streaming of 150th Anniversary Event

LONDON, UK – JULY 14, 2010 - Akamai Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services, today announced that the 150th Anniversary Open Championship at St Andrews, Scotland, will for the first time be viewable in HD online. It will be delivered over Akamai's HD Network at www.opengolf.com, in partnership with Akamai's HD Network partner and reseller Endava.

Akamai Appoints Chuck Neerdaels as Vice President of Engineering, Cloud Platforms

CAMBRIDGE, MA - July 14, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today the appointment of Chuck Neerdaels as Vice President of Engineering, Cloud Platforms. A pioneer in the field of Internet technologies, Mr. Neerdaels possesses nearly two decades of experience building Internet caching, streaming, storage and content acceleration solutions. Neerdaels re-joins Akamai having most recently served as a vice president in the cloud computing group at Yahoo!.

Akamai to Hold Second Quarter Investor Conference Call on Wednesday, July 28th at 4:30 PM ET

CAMBRIDGE, MA - July 06, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that the company will hold a conference call for investors on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The call will include the company’s second quarter 2010 financial results, which will also be broadcast live via the Internet at www.akamai.com.

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Xero selects Akamai to accelerate its Business application, increasing performance by an average of 180 per cent

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - June 22, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leader in powering video, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today announced that Xero has chosen Akamai as its exclusive technology provider. Based in New Zealand, Xero is a global online accounting system provider designed for individuals, small businesses and their advisors.

Akamai Supports Global Growth of Online Social and Casual Games

CAMBRIDGE, MA - June 16, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leader in powering video, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today announced that its range of delivery and acceleration solutions have successfully helped online social and casual gaming companies scale, expand their global reach, and manage spiky traffic around releases and updates of new and existing online games. PopCap Games, Perfect World and Mindjolt – leading developers of popular social and casual games - all work closely with Akamai as they continuously innovate to improve their online players' experiences.

New Study Reveals the Impact of Travel Site Performance on Consumers

CAMBRIDGE, MA - June 14, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today released key findings from a research study examining consumer response to travel site performance. The study, conducted by PhoCusWright Inc. on behalf of Akamai, is based on the feedback of 2,763 United States-based travelers about the status of their current online expectations and key elements of the online consumer experience. Overall, the results show that site performance is critical, travelers expect quick page load times for travel websites, and that active loyalty program members are more likely to have certain key negative reactions to technical issues.

Akamai Acquires Velocitude

CAMBRIDGE, MA - June 10, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Velocitude, a mobile services platform. The acquisition is expected to further Akamai's strategic position in the mobile market - adding mobile content transformation functionality to Akamai's existing suite of cloud services for optimizing Web content and applications, and the delivery of HD video and secure e-commerce to mobile devices.

Retailers Gain Traction with Pixel-Free Predictive Segments from Akamai Advertising Decision Solutions

INTERNET RETAILER CONFERENCE - CHICAGO, IL – June 9, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced significant traction amongst leading retailers employing its pixel-free implementation. Available immediately with the purchase of new predictive modeling services through Akamai Advertising Decision Solutions (ADS), this first-of-its-kind functionality allows retailers to capture up to 100% of their website audiences, without the use of IT-intensive pixel implementation. Additionally, pixel-free implementation optimizes website performance and enables more robust predictive modeling with richer data. To speak with an Akamai representative about the pixel-free technology, please visit Akamai at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition in booth #555.

Akamai Powers Exclusive Private Shopping Website Ozsale.com.au

SYDNEY, Aust. - June 09, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that it has been appointed exclusive content delivery partner by Ozsale, Australia's first private online shopping club. Akamai delivers content for Ozsale.com.au through its Dynamic Site Accelerator (DSA) solution. By using this service, Akamai was able to demonstrate a performance improvement of 89 percent during transaction tests across Australia and New Zealand.

Akamai Foundation Awards $45,000 in College Scholarships to Country's Top High School Math Students

CAMBRIDGE, MA - June 08, 2010 - The Akamai Foundation today announced that it has awarded three high school math students with scholarships for their placement in the recent U.S.A. Mathematical Olympiad. An awards ceremony for the USAMO winners was held yesterday, June 7, in Washington D.C. at the MAA Headquarters and the U.S. Department of State building.

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Akamai Accelerates David's Bridal Online Store, Supports 2x the Traffic

CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 26, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that David’s Bridal, the nation’s leading bridal store, has implemented Akamai's Dynamic Site Accelerator services to accelerate and improve the performance of its online store and help reduce its infrastructure costs and bandwidth requirements by offloading dynamic content to the Akamai platform.

Akamai Technologies to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Cloud Computing Symposium

CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 25, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced that it will be participating today in the Morgan Stanley Cloud Computing Symposium in New York, New York. Executive Vice President of Products, Chris Schoettle, will participate in an executive panel discussion on building the cloud.

Akamai Technologies to Participate in the Kaufman Brothers Cloud Computing II Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 21, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the Kaufman Brothers Cloud Computing II Conference in New York, NY. Executive Vice President of Products, Chris Schoettle, will present an update on Akamai’s service offerings.

Akamai and Viocorp Sponsor First Major Independent TED Event in Australia

SYDNEY, Aust. - May 18 2010 - Akamai Technologies Limited and Viocorp, Australia's leading software company specialising in online video streaming, today announced their official sponsorship of the inaugural, large scale, independent TED event in Australia, TEDxSydney. TEDxSydney by General Thinking, hosted at CarriageWorks in Redfern, will take place on Saturday May 22, 2010.

Breault Research Realizes Significant Performance Improvements through Akamai Download and Site Acceleration Solutions

CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 17 2010 - Akamai Technologies Limited, today announced Breault Research Organization (BRO), a provider of optical engineering software and services, has seen significant performance improvements to the company’s software downloads and demonstration movie accessibility since implementing Akamai's Electronic Software Download and Dynamic Site Accelerator solutions.

Akamai Technologies to Participate in the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 13 2010 - Akamai Technologies Limited, announced today that it will be participating in the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. President and CEO, Paul Sagan, will present an update on Akamai’s service offerings.

Forevermark launches www.forevermark.com with Akamai

London, United Kingdom - May 12 2010 - Akamai Technologies Limited, today announced that diamond brand, Forevermark has implemented Akamai's acceleration solution to underpin its online customer portal,www.forevermark.com.

63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival Leverages Akamai HD Network to Ensure High Quality Video Experience for Global Audience

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: CANNES, FRANCE - May 11, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that online video coverage of the 63rd Cannes International Film Festival will be delivered on the official Cannes International Film Festival website using the Akamai HD Network. With the help of Akamai HD Network partner Inlet Technologies, Akamai will stream content from the proceedings and awards presentations, as well as trailers of films being screened at the event, so fans and film enthusiasts everywhere can experience the atmosphere and excitement of the globally recognized film festival alongside those actually attending the event.

Akamai Announces Expanded Support for the Adobe Flash Platform

STREAMING MEDIA EAST CONFERENCE, NEW YORK - May 11, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced plans to integrate support for Adobe® HTTP Dynamic Streaming and Adobe Flash® Access™ 2.0 into the Akamai HD Network. The Akamai HD Network will simplify the adoption of HTTP Dynamic Streaming for customers utlilizing Flash technology by leveraging unique "in the network" packaging and encryption. With the integration of Adobe's technology and the Akamai HD Network, the two companies will allow customers to enable high-quality, secure media experiences based on the Adobe Flash Platform.

Italian Bike Race, Il Giro D’italia, Streamed Live on the iPhone Across the Akamai HD Network

MILAN, ITALY - May 10, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that the 93rd edition of Il Giro d’Italia – a leading cycle race in Italy and one of the most popular in the world – is being streamed globally, live across the Akamai HD Network. The Akamai HD Network will enable viewers to follow Il Giro d’Italia live to their iPhone as well as on the La Gazzetta dello Sport website, the leading daily sport newspaper in Italy and organizer of "Il Giro d’Italia".

Standard Chartered Bank Selects Akamai Technologies to Create Efficiencies and Open New Markets for On-Line Banking

SINGAPORE - May 05, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that it is helping Standard Chartered Bank deliver faster and more secure Internet banking applications worldwide. Akamai is enabling the global bank to centralize its IT infrastructure to drive economies of scale, while ensuring that the streamlined model can deliver new online banking services to customers and generate growth opportunities in new markets.

Akamai And IBM Websphere Team to Amplify Web Applications Delivery; Announcing the 'Akamai Ready' Initiative

CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 04, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced a multi-phase collaboration with IBM to enable optimal technology configurations and integrations between Akamai's Web application acceleration services and IBM WebSphere software. Akamai and IBM will collaborate on technologies to provide WebSphere customers with the performance, scalability and security benefits of Akamai's global edge delivery platform.

Magnify.net Selects Akamai as Exclusive Video Delivery Partner

CAMBRIDGE, MA - May 03, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that Magnify.net has chosen Akamai as the primary video delivery network for its 68,000 web video channels Magnify.net chose Akamai's global distribution platform for its performance and scalability to ensure uninterrupted, high quality, buffer free streaming of hundreds of thousands of videos during peak times.

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Akamai Reports First Quarter 2010 Financial Results

CAMBRIDGE, MA - April 28, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Revenue for the first quarter 2010 was $240.0 million, a 14 percent increase over first quarter 2009 revenue of $210.4 million, and a 1 percent increase over fourth quarter 2009 revenue of $238.3 million. Net income in accordance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP, for the first quarter of 2010 was $40.9 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, a 10 percent increase from first quarter 2009 GAAP net income of $37.1 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, and a 2 percent increase from fourth quarter 2009 GAAP net income of $40.1 million, or $0.21 per diluted share.

AdvancedMD Announces Significant Performance Improvements Taking SaaS-based Medical Practice Optimization Software to the Next Level

Salt Lake City, Utah and Cambridge, Massachusetts - April 27, 2010 - AdvancedMD® Software, Inc., the leader in all-in-one, web-based practice management, Electronic Health Record (EHR), and billing applications for medical practices and medical billing services, and Akamai Technologies, today announced significant performance improvements to the AdvancedMD medical practice optimization software platform. In its ongoing effort to improve medical practice productivity and provide a superior practice optimization solution, AdvancedMD has performance-optimized its site and added Akamai’s Web Application Accelerator service to speed access to its solution across the public Internet. This technology intelligently routes data across efficient Internet paths, automatically re-routing around “traffic jam” areas on the web.

Akamai and Coradiant Deliver Global End-User Visibility for Enterprises Accelerating Applications in the Cloud

CAMBRIDGE, MA and SAN DIEGO, CA - April 26, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced the release of Coradiant® TrueSight® Edge for Akamai, a custom-built, software-based product that provides performance visibility into Web applications delivered by Akamai. Available on a monthly subscription model, Coradiant TrueSight Edge for Akamai provides enterprises with enhanced capabilities to visualize, manage and optimize the performance of global applications in the cloud, delivered over the Akamai EdgePlatform™.

Akamai Launches Sustainability Initiative to Help Customers Reduce Web Infrastructure Energy Consumption

CAMBRIDGE, MA - April 21, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today unveiled a new sustainability initiative dedicated to helping customers run more carbon-efficient Web infrastructure and improve their energy consumption. Akamai's sustainability initiative includes a focus on enhancing the carbon efficiency of its global delivery network of over 61,000 servers. The initiative is designed to help Akamai improve the hardware and code efficiency within its network, and reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption, all while responding to customer demand for carbon measurement and reporting.

Akamai Announces Fourth Quarter 2009 State of the Internet Report

CAMBRIDGE, MA - April 20, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced the release of its 4th Quarter, 2009 State of the Internet report available for download at www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet. Leveraging information gathered from its network, the Akamai report provides insight into key Internet statistics such as origin of attack traffic and broadband connectivity levels across the globe.

TV 2 Utilizes Akamai HD Network for Live and On-Demand Television and Live Events in HD

NAB CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS NV - April 14, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that TV 2 is utilizing the Akamai HD Network to deliver live high definition (HD) online video streaming for its Sumo subscription Internet TV portal, including delivery of content to mobile devices such as the iPhone.

Akamai HD Network Scales to New Heights - Delivering Hundreds of Live Games, Concerts and Other Events

NAB CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS NV - April 12, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that, since its launch in the fall of 2009, hundreds of live events and thousands of hours of video have been delivered over the Akamai HD Network. Customers have also been making on-demand content available for viewing in high definition using the Akamai HD Network.

Akamai Delivers Record Web Content During Week of Unprecedented Demand for Online Video

CAMBRIDGE, MA - April 12, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that its global network reached an all-time high for total content served. Spurred by unprecedented end user demand for premium online coverage of major sporting events as well as customer product announcements and software releases, the Akamai EdgePlatform™ reached a new, single-day peak of 3.45 Terabits per second (Tbps) of content served on Friday, April 9th. This rate of content served is Akamai's highest in more than ten years in business, and represents total, simultaneous content served in support of over 3,100 customers worldwide.

Akamai HD Network Ecosystem Eases Complexity of Delivering High Quality Online Video

NAB CONFERENCE, LAS VEGAS NV - April 12, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that since the Akamai HD Network launch in September 2009, leading companies in the digital media ecosystem have successfully tested, integrated and supported the Akamai HD Network. The Akamai HD Network leverages VAR, solution and technology companies to provide an end-to-end solution, including signal acquisition, encoding, content management, mobile support, video delivery, pre-built and custom video players, and analytics.

Akamai Delivers High Quality Experiences to iPad for CondeNast, National Geographic and NPR

CAMBRIDGE, MA - April 08, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that the Akamai supports high quality online experiences to the iPad. Akamai's HD Network enables adaptive bitrate video streaming for the iPad, in addition to support for the iPhone and iPod touch, available since the June 2009 launch of iPhone 3.0 OS. Akamai has been working closely with a number of customers, including CondeNast, National Geographic and NPR, to prepare their content and applications for the launch of iPad.

Akamai to Hold First Quarter Investor Conference Call on Wednesday, April 28th at 4:30 PM ET

CAMBRIDGE, MA - April 02, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that the company will hold a conference call for investors on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The call will include the company’s first quarter 2010 financial results, which will also be broadcast live via the Internet at www.akamai.com.

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SafeNet and Akamai Simplify Electronic Software Delivery for Software Vendors and End Users

BALTIMORE, MD - March 30, 2010 - SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, and Akamai Technologies, the leader in powering video, dynamic transactions, enterprise applications online, today announced they have entered into a new relationship that enables software vendors to combine a user-friendly, automated entitlement management solution and a secure, scalable electronic software delivery solution.

Akamai Enhances Electronic Software Delivery Platform to Improve the Download Experience for Increased Business and Consumer Value

CAMBRIDGE, MA - March 24, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced a new solution, Akamai Download Analytics, as well as upgrades to its existing solution, Akamai Download Manager. With these solutions, Akamai's Electronic Software Delivery solution set is now designed to allow Akamai customers to create a customized and branded download experience, increase user engagement during the download process, improve conversion rates and garner business-critical download analytics reporting and data.

iYogi Leverages Akamai to Power its Global Online Tech Support Platform

BANGALORE, INDIA – March 18, 2010 - Akamai Technologies today announced that iYogi, the world's-fastest growing provider of comprehensive direct-to-consumer and small business remote tech support, is leveraging Akamai's Dynamic Site Accelerator solution to power iYogi's Global Delivery Platform and help improve the speed, performance and uptime of iYogi's online operations and customer interactions.

Digital Movie Traffic on the Akamai Network Increases Three Fold

SXSW FESTIVAL, AUSTIN, TX - March 16, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that leading movie distribution companies rely on Akamai's global EdgePlatform to ensure high quality movie delivery experiences online. Akamai customers including EPIXTM, Netflix and Roxio CinemaNowTM are delivering HD quality movies on Akamai's uniquely distributed edge delivery network that is specifically tuned for optimal delivery of HD files online. Traffic across Akamai's network associated with the delivery of full-length feature films has seen triple digit growth since November 2009, which Akamai believes to represent not only an increase in consumer consumption, but more content being migrated onto its platform.

Akamai Selected as Netflix Content Distribution Network Partner

CAMBRIDGE, MA - March 16, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced it has been selected as the primary content delivery network for movies and TV episodes streamed instantly over the Internet by Netflix. Akamai gives Netflix a strong foundation for the continued growth of its ability to stream instantly, including Netflix's planned expansion to stream to one country outside the U.S. later this year.

Akamai to Participate in the Raymond James & Associates 31st Annual Institutional Investors Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - March 05, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the Raymond James & Associates 31st Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Florida. Senior Vice President of Networks & Operations, Robert Blumofe, will present an update on Akamai’s service offerings.

IFC.com Utilizing Akamai HD Network to Broadcast Live Online Coverage of South by Southwest Festival

CAMBRIDGE, MA - March 05, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced that IFC.com will utilize Akamai’s HD Network to deliver live online video direct from the South by Southwest (SxSW) Festival, in Austin, Texas March 12-21, 2010. IFC.com recently implemented the Akamai HD for Adobe® Flash® technology, which is designed to deliver an uninterrupted, high-quality live streaming experience to online audiences using the Adobe Flash format.

AppRiver's Akamai-Optimized Microsoft Exchange Service Improves Mobile E-mail Performance by 50 Percent over Alternatives

GULF BREEZE, FL and CAMBRIDGE, MA - March 01, 2010 - AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of e-mail messaging and Web security solutions, today reported results of a performance evaluation using the mobile performance monitoring testing solutions from Compuware Gomez. The Gomez data showed a clear link between the AppRiver-Akamai relationship and AppRiver's unrivaled ability to provide businesses with fast, reliable hosted Microsoft® Exchange. In particular, the results demonstrated that AppRiver's Akamai-enabled Hosted Exchange service can improve mobile e-mail performance by up to 50 percent.

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Akamai to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - February 26, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco, California. President and CEO Paul Sagan will present an update on Akamai’s service offerings.

Akamai to Participate in Thomas Weisel Partners 2010 Technology & Telecom Conference

CAMBRIDGE, MA - February 5, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that it will be participating in the Thomas Weisel Partners 2010 Technology & Telecom Conference. Chief Financial Officer JD Sherman will present an update on Akamai’s service offerings.

Akamai Reports Fourth Quarter 2009 and Full-Year 2009 Financial Results

CAMBRIDGE, MA - February 3, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2009. Revenue for the fourth quarter 2009 was $238.3 million, a 15 percent increase over third quarter revenue of $206.5 million, and a 12 percent increase over fourth quarter 2008 revenue of $212.6 million. Total revenue for 2009 was $859.8 million, a 9 percent increase over 2008 revenue of $790.9 million.

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Akamai Reveals Critical Link between Site Performance and Customer Satisfaction for Financial Services Firms

CAMBRIDGE, MA - January 26, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today released key findings from a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Akamai examining the impact of website performance on customer satisfaction in financial services. The study results reveal that expectations for website performance are high, with 75% of online financial services consumers expecting 99% or higher web site availability. The findings indicate that website performance is second only to security in user expectations with 36% of online bankers - consumers who bank online - and 42% of online brokers - consumers who trade online - stating the importance of 100% availability.

Longchamp Selects Akamai Dynamic Site Accelerator for Speeding up its Worldwide Online Retail Store

Paris, 25 January 2010 - Longchamp, the internationally-recognized brand in women's luxury accessories, has chosen Akamai's Dynamic Site Accelerator solution to accelerate the performance and availability of its worldwide online retail store. The Akamai Dynamic Site Accelerator solution has been implemented as part of a global project to expand online sales, which will continue in 2010 with the opening of more online stores in the USA, Asia and Europe.

Akamai Announces Third Quarter 2009 State of the Internet Report

CAMBRIDGE, MA - January 13, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today the release of its 3rd Quarter, 2009 State of the Internet report available for download at www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet. Leveraging published reports and information gathered from its network, the Akamai report provides insight into key Internet statistics such as origin of attack traffic, network outages, and broadband connectivity levels across the globe.

Planview Selects Akamai's Managed Acceleration Services to Accelerate Performance and Improve Availability of Planview Enterprise On-Demand

CAMBRIDGE, MA - January 13, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that Planview®, the leading independent provider of enterprise-wide portfolio management solutions, has selected Akamai Web Application Accelerator to enhance the delivery of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) portfolio management platform, Planview Enterprise On-Demand. The Akamai solution supports Planview’s growing global footprint, and is designed so that Planview Enterprise On-Demand users will benefit from improved performance, availability and at least 50 percent faster response times within the application.

Akamai Accelerates Site Performance and Web Applications for Autotrader.com

CAMBRIDGE, MA - January 12, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, announced today that AutoTrader.com, the Internet's leading auto classifieds marketplace and consumer information site, has implemented a number of Akamai services including Dynamic Site Accelerator and Web Application Accelerator to support the growth of its online business and has enjoyed significant benefits. After implementing Akamai’s comprehensive solution set, AutoTrader.com experienced a 2X improvement in performance enabling the site to load twice as fast as before and the datacenter experienced traffic offload exceeding 80%.

Akamai to Hold Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2009 Investor Conference Call on Wednesday, February 3rd at 4:30 PM ET

CAMBRIDGE, MA - January 06, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced the company will hold a conference call for investors on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The call will include the company's fourth quarter 2009 and year-end financial results, and will also be broadcast live via the Internet at www.akamai.com.

Managed Services for Web Application Acceleration Continue to Produce Immediate Business Impact

CAMBRIDGE, MA - January 05, 2010 - Akamai Technologies, today announced insight gained into the return on investment of its Web Application Acceleration managed services. By implementing application acceleration through a managed services approach, enterprises can deploy bandwidth-intensive applications in IT environments without sacrificing network performance or compromising broader IT cost-saving initiatives.

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