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About Us

We make life better for billions of people, billions of times a day

Every day, billions of people connect with their favorite brands to shop online, play games, share ideas, manage money, and so much more. They may not know it, but Akamai is there, powering and protecting life online.

Over 20 years ago, we set out to solve the toughest challenge of the early internet: the “World Wide Wait.” And we’ve been solving the internet’s toughest challenges ever since, working toward our vision of a safer and more connected world.

With the world’s most distributed compute platform — from cloud to edge — we make it easy for businesses to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away. That’s why innovative companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences. 

Our suite of leading security, compute, and delivery solutions are helping global companies make life better for billions of people, billions of times a day.

Learn how we power and protect life online

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Akamai at a Glance

  • $3.2B

    Annual revenue in 2020

  • 8,000+

    Employees worldwide

  • > 50%

    of Fortune 500 companies trust Akamai

  • 945+

    Cities spanned by the Akamai Intelligent Edge

Meet Akamai’s Leaders

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Opportunities are waiting for you

At Akamai, we believe in problem-solving through curiosity and collaboration. Doing business with respect for all people. Diversity of thought, experience, and talent. Empowering every person to contribute and perform at their best level. Join us and bring your biggest ideas — we’re ready.

How can we power and protect your digital experiences?