Akamai stood out for two reasons, one was the breadth of this product and the people who actually came with Akamai. Cause we in Manorama, seriously believe that unless we can partner with a team, we cannot progress with a team in a long-term relationship, and in one year, we saw 3x growth in our traffic.Mariam Mammen Mathew, CEO, Manorama Online
Malayala Manorama is the largest and oldest regional publishing house in India. At over 125 years of age and with more than 2.4 million subscribers to their flagship Malayala Manorama newspaper, they are leaders in print, television, digital and e-commerce in their market. As a regional language player with a global presence, Malayala Manorama caters to a large audience across various segments in India as well as ethnic Indian Malayali community groups elsewhere in the world.
Akamai's services helped Manorama Online increase the scale, reach and performance of its current IT infrastructure, without complexity. In November 2006, Akamai accelerated the performance of Manorama Online's embedded content and immediately experienced a 70% improvement in download time. By January, Akamai was delivering Manorama Online's entire site, and since then they have experienced a 100% increase in page views.