As enterprises increasingly move business applications to the cloud, IT managers must find efficient application deployment and application management solutions to address issues of latency, availability, security, and control that can adversely impact web application performance.
Traditional application deployment strategies no longer hold value – they focus on optimizing the application delivery network infrastructure inside the data center and can't address the challenges of application deployment outside those walls.
For enterprises seeking fast, secure, reliable and cost-effective application deployment, Akamai provides a solution that enables delivery of all web-based applications to any user, on any device, anywhere in the world.
Akamai Ion is a cloud-based application deployment platform and application delivery controller that enables enterprises to overcome the challenges of delivering applications over the Internet. With Akamai Ion, enterprises get an application deployment solution that provides everyone with instant, secure, reliable access to web applications – even from mobile devices – and to online work spaces that are as easy to use as consumer marketplaces.
Ion places application deployment capabilities within the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, the leading cloud platform for delivering secure, high-performing user experiences anywhere in the world. With Akamai Ion, web application deployment optimizations are distributed globally and are located close to users and data centers throughout the world. Web applications can be migrated seamlessly across data centers or clouds, with application deployment optimizations automatically moving with the application.
With Akamai Ion as an application deployment solution, enterprises can: