Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the cloud company that powers and protects life online, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Linode. On February 15, Akamai announced an agreement for Akamai to acquire Linode in exchange for approximately $900 million.
Linode’s developer-friendly cloud computing capabilities combined with Akamai’s market-leading edge platform and security services will provide businesses with a massively distributed platform to build, run and secure applications.
Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences — helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. With the world’s most distributed compute platform — from cloud to edge — we make it easy for customers to develop and run applications, while we keep experiences closer to users and threats farther away. Learn more about Akamai’s security, compute, and delivery solutions at akamai.com and akamai.com/blog, or follow Akamai Technologies on Twitter and LinkedIn.