Hardware and Software Integrator Partners
Hardware and Software Integrator Partners are offering hardware and/or software services to their clients. As NetAlliance Partners, they are integrating Akamai Services into their existing portfolio to create a custom-built solution. As such they are adding extra value to an end-to-end solution offering for their customers.

By attaching Akamai network services to their Web solution stack, these partners will be able to offer significantly improved application delivery to their customers and help maximise their ROI:
  • Fast
    Content and applications are served from locations near to end users
  • Scalable
    Global capacity on demand

  • Secure
    Robust defenses protects central infrastructure, secure traffic is harder to steal
  • Cost effective
    No overprovisioning, no redundant data centers.

  • Reliable
    No single point of failure
Application and Infrastructure Service Providers

Application and Infrastructure Service Providers offer cloud services, e.g. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) or Software as a Service (SaaS), to their clients (entities, not individuals).

These Service Providers
  • use hardware and/or software from well-established vendors (or parts of such global Tier 1 vendors' hardware and/or software) and integrate it with its cloud services or
  • develop their own integrated solution and offer it to their clients.
By integrating the Services to their solution offering these service providers will:
  • improve the quality of service levels related to their solution offering for the benefit of their clients in terms of performance, reliability and security
  • reduce the cost associated with their solution offering by off loading certain tasks relating to the performance of their solution offering to Akamai
  • take advantage of embedded cloud-based services on the Akamai platform; or
  • obtain an enhanced scalability by offloading load from infrastructure.
By adding Akamai Services to their own services, these service providers:
  • Improve the quality of service level agreements related to their services for the benefit of their clients in terms of performance, security and reliability
  • Obtain enhanced scalability by off-loading traffic from infrastructure
  • Take advantage of embedded, cloud-based services on the Akamai Platform
  • Reduce the cost associated with their services by shifting certain tasks related to the performance of their services to Akamai
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