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: 2016 annual revenue of $2.3 billion, up 6% year-over-year and up 7% adjusted for foreign exchange 

Current Employees: 6,600+


Network Deployment: Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly-distributed content delivery network (CDN) with more than 233,000 servers in over 130 countries and within more than 1,600 networks around the world.

Akamai is Trusted by:

  • 60 percent of Global 500 companies (Source: D&B)
  • 60 percent of Fortune 500 companies (Source: Fortune)
  • 30 of the top media & entertainment companies
  • 20 of top global e-commerce sites
  • 96 of the top online U.S. retailers (Source: Internet Retailer Magazine)
  • All branches of the U.S. military
  • More than 150 of the world's leading news portals
  • 18 of the world's largest asset managers (Source: Tower's Watson)
  • 12 of the world's largest insurers (Source: AM Best)
  • 8 of the world's largest FinTech firms (Source: American Banker)
  • 9 of the largest newspapers
  • 8 of top online publishers
  • 7 of the top social media companies worldwide
  • 3 of the top semiconductor companies
  • 13 of the top largest auto manufacturers
  • 9 of the top global pharmaceutical companies
  • 6 of the top computer manufacturers
  • All of the top anti-virus companies
  • 4 of the top online auction companies
  • All major U.S. sports leagues

Akamai is Proven:

  • Akamai delivers daily Web traffic reaching more than 30 Terabits per second.
  • Akamai delivers nearly 3 trillion Internet interactions each day.
  • Akamai helps securely enable more than $250 billion in annual e-commerce for its online retail customers.
  • The top online music stores have sold billions of songs… and counting… delivered via the Akamai platform.

Akamai is Innovative:

  • Akamai has the most pervasive content delivery network (CDN) - more than 233,000 servers in over 130 countries and within more than 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.
  • Akamai has led the effort to develop open initiatives, such as Edge Side Includes.
  • Akamai has hundreds of issued patents.
  • Akamai can optimize web performance for any customer's web environment, no matter how sophisticated.

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