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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online, today announced that Chief Marketing Officer Lisa Arthur will speak at the Interop Las Vegas 2005 conference this week.

The performance of dynamic, highly-interactive, externally-facing Web applications has come to represent a company's status of excellence. Whether to internal employees, partners in a protected business ecology, or to consumers and prospects over the public Web, quality of application performance equals quality of business service. Ms. Arthur will discuss methods for monitoring, affecting, and improving the performance of Web-based enterprise applications over the Internet.

"Web application performance has proven to directly impact business growth. As enterprise applications increase in value, a new breed of application acceleration services have emerged that leverage distributed networks to minimize latency between the data center, and thus provide increased performance and availability to global users," said Ms. Arthur.

What: Session: "Improving Performance over the Internet: It Can Be Done"
When: Thursday, May 5, 2005
11:30 am - 12:30 pm (Mountain Time)
Where: Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas
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About Akamai

Akamai® is the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online. More than 1,300 organizations have formed trusted relationships with Akamai, improving their revenue and reducing costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. Leveraging the Akamai EdgePlatform, these organizations gain business advantage today, and have the foundation for the emerging Web solutions of tomorrow. Akamai is "The Trusted Choice for Online Business." For more information, visit