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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online, today announced that Media and Entertainment Solution Specialist Kris Alexander will speak on the next generation of gaming at the NexGen Games and Mobile Forum this week in Los Angeles. Alexander will participate on a panel discussion with EB Games, Essential Applications and GameSpot.

What: Panel Discussion: NextGen Platforms: What Retailers, Developers and Publishers Think About Future Markets
http://www.ihollywoodforum.com/NextGenGames.htm 

As Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony announce new game systems, the outlines of next-generation gaming are visible: massively multiplayer gaming; online and Bluetooth communities; impressive interfaces like Eye Toy cameras and Donkey Kong drums; and game systems that double as video and music hubs and fit into the home network. A look at gaming's cutting-edge and near future.
When: Thursday, May 19, 2005
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Pacific Time
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center
Event URL: http://www.ihollywoodforum.com/press.htm

Akamai's Media Delivery offering is designed to provide a solution to the challenges of digital media delivery by enabling clients to bypass traditional server and bandwidth limitations, leveraging the unmatched capacity of the Akamai EdgePlatform to handle peak traffic conditions and large file sizes with ease. The solution is designed to enable companies to create a dynamic, scalable delivery channel for a range of media, including music, movies and games—without adding or maintaining infrastructure.

About Akamai

Akamai® is the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. More than 1,300 organizations have formed trusted relationships with Akamai, improving their revenue and reducing costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. Leveraging the Akamai EdgePlatform, these organizations gain business advantage today, and have the foundation for the emerging Web solutions of tomorrow. Akamai is "The Trusted Choice for Online Business." For more information, visit www.akamai.com.

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