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

  • Accelerate and Protect your eLearning Initiatives

    As the professional workforce becomes more geographically dispersed, institutions face multiple challenges delivering e-learning material across the globe. Learn how Akamai’s Intelligent Platform™ provides organizations with the solutions needed to address theses issues.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q1 2013

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q1 2014

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q2 2013

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q2 2014

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q3 2011

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q3 2012

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q3 2013

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Security Report Q3 2014

    Drawing on information from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, the State of the Internet Report provides an unhindered view into today's online trends. In this report, you will learn detailed statistics about Internet and network security DDoS trends for the quarter.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q4 2012

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Report Q4 2013

    The State of the Internet Report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ such as attack traffic statistics, Internet connection speeds, broadband adoption rates across both fixed and mobile networks, as well as trends seen in this data over time.
  • Akamai State of the Internet Security Report Q4 2014

    Drawing on information from the Akamai Intelligent Platform, the State of the Internet Report provides an unhindered view into today's online trends. In this report, you will learn detailed statistics about Internet and network security DDoS trends for the quarter.
  • A Modern Guide to Accelerating Web-based Application Delivery

    With the globalization and consumerization of IT, the Internet is playing an increasingly important role in delivering mission critical applications. Learn more about the benefits of using a managed service provider to deliver applications on a global scale.
  • Emarketer: Providing a Seamless Consumer Experience

    With the rise of digital media and shifts in consumption habits, mobile-optimized sites have become critical to online success. Learn how implementing personalization and providing a seamless customer experience are integral to sale.
  • Emarketer: The State of Omnichannel Retail

    As traditional customers transform into cross-channel shoppers, today’s retailers must provide a smooth omnichannel experience. Learn what factors can inhibit this adoption, as well as the four key innovations omnichannel retailers must to provide.
  • Forrester: Cloud Is Paying Off For Enterprises

    As cloud adoption accelerates, businesses must understand how to implement a multi-cloud approach across global enterprises. Through a series of steps, Forrester discusses how addressing cloud platform shortcomings will ensure the highest efficiency for your business.
  • Forrester: Powering The Agile Store

    With today’s digital technologies, retailers are beginning to redefine the value propositions for their stores. Learn how digital store experiences can both enhance the customer lifecycle and bring agility to in-store processes.
  • Financial Services and Digital Disruption

    What is Driving Financial Institutions to Transformation? Stay ahead of growing customer expectations, with new insights into dealing with the digital transformation of the financial services industry.
  • Gatepoint: Making the Cloud Work for Business

    Today’s enterprises are increasingly turning to the cloud to extend the reach of their business applications. Learn about the trends and issues that are impacting further adoption of cloud technology.
  • Gigaom: How New Devices, Networks, and Consumer Habits Will Change the Web Experience

    Delivering a positive web experience has become exceedingly more complex as users shift from the desktop to mobile devices. In this Gigaom report, you'll learn what drives consumption of web and mobile content, read about the evolution of the web experience, and explore the challenges of optimizing content delivery to mobile and desktop devices.
  • Innovating at the Pace of Mobile

    With the explosion of mobile technologies, delivering the perfect experience to every device can be a challenge. Learn how your business can keep pace with the evolving mobile environment.
  • Network Function Virtualization

    The changing workloads of today’s digital environment must be supported by allowing multiple services to run simultaneously on a single platform. Learn how Akamai’s content delivery network strategy delivers on this promise.
  • Securing Cloud-Based Workflows for Premium Content

    With more and more premium content available online, organizations need to ensure their content stays protected. Learn how a secure workflow allows content providers to leverage the benefits of the cloud while protecting their digital assets.
  • The Journey to SaaS: Key Imperatives for Success

    With changing economic models of doing business and engaging with consumers, ISVs with strong SaaS offerings are in a unique position to offer services and solutions to consumers and businesses alike and drive the transformation taking place in the new digital economy. Learn how SaaS vendors can build marketshare, presence and relevance across a highly competitive ecosystem.
  • The Journey to SaaS: Key Imperatives for Success (Infographic)

    With changing economic models of doing business and engaging with consumers, ISVs with strong SaaS offerings are in a unique position to offer services and solutions to consumers and businesses alike and drive the transformation taking place in the new digital economy. Learn how SaaS vendors can build marketshare, presence and relevance across a highly competitive ecosystem.
  • The State of Digital Banking in Thailand

    Digital Banking is growing in Thailand; the direct nature of mobile and online channels has given banks in Thailand the confidence to get in touch with the customer again. Read this whitepaper for insights from senior executives from the financial services industry in Thailand.
  • The State of Digital Banking in Indonesia - Digital Leadership will Drive Adoption

    Indonesia’s financial services industry is ramping up investment in digital channels to keep up with an increasingly connected customer base. With these insights from a roundtable discussion with digital banking leaders in Indonesia, you'll learn about their technology concerns, including reaching digital customers, mobile strategy, analysis of big data, and digital channel investment.

Media Delivery Solutions

Cloud Security Solutions

Network Operator Solutions

  • 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