Akamai to Assemble Internet Revolutionaries at Third Annual Customer Conference

Cambridge, MA |

- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services, announced today the agenda and featured speakers for its third annual Customer Conference taking place October 13-15, 2010 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach ( www.fontainebleau.com/).

Business and technology leaders from Advanced MD, Autodesk, Best Buy, BskyB, Chico's, Cisco, ESPN, FOX News, Hard Rock International, Home Depot, Johnson & Johnson, Motorcycle USA, MTV Networks, NFL, Nokia, and many others, are scheduled to present during the three-day conference. The complete agenda can be found at: www.akamai.com/html/custconf10/agenda.html

Participating sponsors include Adobe, Azuki Systems, Brightcove, Coradiant, CSG Systems, CyberSource, Dell, Flexera Software, Fry, Gomez, Hewlett-Packard, iCongo, Inlet Technologies, Kaltura, KickApps, Kit Digital, Microsoft, MotionPoint, ONEsite, Ooyala, Origin Digital, Signiant, Unicorn Media, and Verizon Business.

"This year's conference will focus on the trends, challenges, and best practices associated with the adoption and realization of cloud-based business models, secure e-commerce, and high definition video online. Interactive technical sessions and case studies will also explore how businesses are optimizing both their mobile and online advertising strategies," said Brad Rinklin, vice president of Global Marketing & Channels, Akamai. "We have developed an agenda in cooperation with our customers and partners and look forward to providing a setting where today's Internet revolutionaries can gain valuable insight for further strengthening their online businesses."

As the largest annual gathering of Akamai customers, the conference will feature speakers from over 40 companies addressing topics including:

  • Best Practices for Delivering HD Video Online
  • Mobile Commerce Trends
  • Optimizing Performance for Mobile and PC Users
  • Accelerating Highly Dynamic Applications
  • Getting Your Site iOS Ready
  • Pushing Security to the Edge
  • Targeting the In-Market Consumer
  • Demystifying the Cloud

The conference will feature industry and technical tracks; keynotes from Akamai's executive team; pre-conference technical workshop sessions; and an Akamai Lab, featuring a live, on-site Network Operations Command Center.

Registered attendees include CEOs, CIOs, eCommerce executives, CTOs, heads of New Media, technical architects, and technology and business strategy executives from some of the world's largest online brands.

About Akamai

Akamai® provides market-leading, cloud-based services for optimizing Web and mobile content and applications, online HD video, and secure e-commerce. Combining highly-distributed, energy-efficient computing with intelligent software, Akamai's global platform is transforming the cloud into a more viable place to inform, entertain, advertise, transact and collaborate. To learn how the world's leading enterprises are optimizing their business in the cloud, please visit www.akamai.com and follow @Akamai on Twitter.