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Facts & Figures

Akamai is the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform making it easier for its customers to provide the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Corporate Headquarters

145 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
617 444 3000
Fax: 617 444 3001
For a list of our global locations, click here

Year Incorporated: August 1998

Akamai Technologies, Inc. is publicly traded: (NASDAQ: AKAM)

Revenue: 2020 annual revenue of $3.2 billion, up 11% year-over-year and when adjusted for foreign exchange

Current Employees: 8,000+

Company Recognition: Akamai ranked #1 in Boston Business Journal’s 2019 "Largest Cybersecurity Companies In Massachusetts" list for the second year in a row.

Network Deployment: Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly-distributed content delivery network (CDN) with approximately 325,000 servers in more than 135 countries and over 1,400 networks around the world.

Globally Akamai is Trusted by:

  • 56 percent of the Fortune 500
  • 42 percent of the Fortune 1,000
  • More than 950 Enterprise Hardware and Software companies
  • More than 850 Retailers
  • More than 325 Financial Services firms
  • More than 300 of the World’s Banks
  • More than 275 Telcos, Carriers and ISPs
  • More than 260 Hotel & Travel companies
  • More than 225 broadcast and pay TV networks
  • More than 225 Game Publishers
  • More than 240 OTT companies
  • More than 200 national government agencies
  • Almost 200 Publishing companies
  • Nearly 200 Advertising Technology firms
  • More than 125 Education companies
  • More than 100 Insurance companies
  • More than 100 Consumer Goods Manufacturing companies
  • More than 175 state and local government agencies
  • More than 75 Energy and Utility companies
  • More than 50 Consumer Hardware Manufacturers
  • More than 50 Automotive Manufacturers and Supply companies
  • More than 50 social media providers
  • More than 50 Consumer Software companies
  • More than 35 Music companies
  • More than 30 of the World’s Airlines
  • More than 10 Video Game Stores
  • More than 50 Gambling and Gambling services companies

Akamai is Proven:

  • Akamai delivers daily Web traffic reaching more than 100 terabits per second
  • The top online music stores have sold billions of songs… and counting… delivered via the Akamai platform.
  • 2019 Cricket World Cup - 25.3 million concurrent viewers setting a new world record for live streaming.
  • Akamai detected nearly 28 billion credential stuffing attempts in our customer's industries between May and December 2018; there were more than 10 billion in the retail industry, the leading industry. See the Akamai Global State of the Internet Report for more details.
  • API hits on the Akamai network are now 83% of the traffic, more than HTML hits.

Akamai is Innovative:

  • Eighty-five percent of the world's Internet users are within a single "network hop" of an Akamai CDN server.
  • In its more than 20-year history, Akamai has long transformed innovative research ideas into ground-breaking and unrivaled products. A selection of technical publications by Akamai researchers in the most highly competitive and well-respected academic journals and conferences is here.
  • Akamai and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group have jointly announced the Global Open Network that will offer a new blockchain-based online payment network enabling next-generation transaction security, scale and responsiveness.
  • Akamai owns or has exclusive rights to more than 375 U.S. patents (as of December 31, 2018).
  • The first global, carrier-agnostic cloud-based DDoS mitigation service (Prolexic).
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