Facts & Figures

As the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Our advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, 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: 2015 annual revenue of $2.2 billion, up 12% year-over-year and up 16% adjusted for foreign exchange

Current Employees: 6,100+

Network Deployment: Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly-distributed content delivery network (CDN) with more than 216,000 servers in over 120 countries and within more than 1,500 networks around the world.

Akamai is Trusted by:

  • One out of every three Global 500® companies (Source: List compiled by Fortune Magazine)
  • The top 30 media & entertainment companies
  • All 20 top global e-commerce sites
  • Ninety-six of the top 100 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 top 20 world's largest asset managers (Source: Tower's Watson)
  • 12 of the top 20 world's largest insurers (Source: AM Best)
  • 8 of the top 10 world's largest FinTech firms (Source: American Banker)
  • Nine of the top 10 largest newspapers
  • Eight of top 10 online publishers
  • Seven out of 15 top social media companies worldwide
  • Three of the top 5 semiconductor companies
  • Thirteen of the top 15 largest auto manufacturers
  • Nine of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies
  • Six of the top seven computer manufacturers
  • All of the top anti-virus companies
  • Four of the top five 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 216,000 servers in over 120 countries and within more than 1,500 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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