Facts & Figures

Akamai is the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform making it easier for its customers to provide the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere.

Corporate Headquarters

150 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
617 444 3000
Fax: 617 444 3001
For a list of our global locations, click here


Year Incorporated: August 1998

Akamai Technologies, Inc. is publicly traded: (NASDAQ: AKAM)

Revenue: 2018 annual revenue of $2.7 billion, up 9% year-over-year and when adjusted for foreign exchange

Current Employees: 7,500+

Company Recognition: Akamai ranked #1 in Boston Business Journal’s 2019 "Largest Cybersecurity Companies In Massachusetts" list for the second year in a row.

Network Deployment: Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly-distributed content delivery network (CDN) with approximately 239,000 servers in 139 countries and nearly 1,600 networks around the world.

Akamai is Trusted by:

  • 50 percent of the Global 500
  • 40 percent of the Fortune 1000
  • 20 of the Top 20 U.S. eCommerce Retailers
  • 5 of the Top 5 Travel Websites
  • All 5 Branches of the U.S. Department of Defense
  • 14 out of 15 Cabinet-level Agencies in the U.S. Federal Government
  • 18 of the Top 20 Largest Global Asset Managers
  • 7 of the Top 10 FinTech Companies
  • 7 of the Top 10 Largest Global Banks
  • All of the Top 25 U.S. Banks
  • Over 400 Banks Worldwide
  • Over 700 Financial Services Firms Worldwide
  • 8 of the Top 10 U.S. Life & Health Insurance Carriers
  • 8 of the Top 10 U.S. P&C Insurance Carriers
  • 7 of the Top 10 U.S. High Tech Software Providers
  • 9 of the Top 10 U.S. Videogame Companies
  • 23 of the Top 24 Global Videogame Companies
  • 8 of the Top 10 U.S. Publishers
  • 13 of the Top 14 U.S. OTT Providers
  • 8 of the Top 10 Semiconductor companies
  • 8 of the Top 10 Global Pharmaceutical/Biotech Firms
  • 9 of the Top 10 Global Computer Hardware Manufacturers
  • 4 of the Top 5 Global Healthcare Supplier Firms
  • 7 of the Top 10 Global Airlines

Akamai is Proven:

  • Akamai delivers daily Web traffic reaching more than 50 terabits per second
  • The top online music stores have sold billions of songs… and counting… delivered via the Akamai platform.
  • 2018 Indian Premier League - 10.3 million concurrent viewers setting a new world record for live streaming
  • Akamai detected nearly 28 billion credential stuffing attempts in our customer's industries between May and December 2018; there were more than 10 billion in the retail industry, the leading industry. See the Akamai Global State of the Internet Report for more details.
  • API hits on the Akamai network are now 83% of the traffic, more than HTML hits

Akamai is Innovative:

  • Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly-distributed content delivery network (CDN) with approximately 239,000 servers in 139 countries and nearly 1,600 networks around the world.
  • Eighty-five percent of the world's Internet users are within a single "network hop" of an Akamai CDN server.
  • In its more than 20-year history, Akamai has long transformed innovative research ideas into ground-breaking and unrivaled products. A selection of technical publications by Akamai researchers in the most highly competitive and well-respected academic journals and conferences is here.
  • Akamai and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group have jointly announced the Global Open Network that will offer a new blockchain-based online payment network enabling next-generation transaction security, scale and responsiveness.
  • Akamai owns or has exclusive rights to more than 375 U.S. patents (as of December 31, 2018).
  • The first global, carrier-agnostic cloud-based DDoS mitigation service (Prolexic)

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