White Papers

Akamai has developed a series of white papers to provide insight on industry trends, our infrastructure, and business value of our products and solutions.

Web Performance Solutions


Cloud Security Solutions


Media Delivery Solutions


Network Operator Solutions

  • The Case for a Virtualized CDN (vCDN) for Delivering Operator OTT Video

    The ongoing shift from hardware-based, dedicated network functionality to software-based networking built on virtualized infrastructure appears to be in full swing. Many industry observers believe that Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), which play a critical role in the delivery of high-quality video, provide an excellent use case for deployment within these evolving frameworks.
  • Technalysis: Caching the Cloud

    Viewers are increasingly consuming video on-demand instead of watching content on a broadcast schedule. For content delivery networks (CDNs) and CDN service providers, this creates new challenges for content delivery infrastructure. In the Technalysis white paper, you'll learn how cloud-based solutions can drastically reduce or even eliminate QoS limitations across your CDN.

Cloud Networking Solutions