Cambridge, MA |

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today announced that Paul Sagan, president and chief executive officer, will open The NASDAQ Stock Market in New York tomorrow, Tuesday, October 7 at 9:30 a.m. (all times are Eastern time).

The event will spotlight the 10th anniversary of Akamai's incorporation and nearly nine years of listing with NASDAQ. To learn more about the key milestones in the Company's growth and participation in events that have shaped the Internet, please visit http://www.akamai.com/10years.

Mr. Sagan will join NASDAQ Executive Vice President Bob Greifeld in presiding over the Market Open. The ceremony will begin at 9:20 a.m., with remarks from Greifeld and Sagan just prior to the official market opening at 9:30 a.m. Access to the live ceremony is available at http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm (scroll to the bottom of the page under the heading MarketSite Live Webcam).

Incorporated in 1998, Akamai has been listed on the NASDAQ since October of 1999.

The Akamai Difference

Akamai® provides market-leading managed services for powering rich media, dynamic transactions, and enterprise applications online. Having pioneered the content delivery market one decade ago, Akamai's services have been adopted by the world's most recognized brands across diverse industries. The alternative to centralized Web infrastructure, Akamai's global network of tens of thousands of distributed servers provides the scale, reliability, insight and performance for businesses to succeed online. Akamai has transformed the Internet into a more viable place to inform, entertain, interact, and collaborate. To experience The Akamai Difference, visit www.akamai.com.