Ion - a tightly integrated web performance suite that adds critical intelligence to Akamai's best-of-breed website acceleration solutions to deliver a high quality user experience, whatever the situation.
As dynamic, personalized "websites" give way to easily available web "experiences", web performance optimization can no longer be a one-size-fits-all proposition. Customers and prospects expect fast, quality web experiences independent of the browser, device, data source or network they use. The proliferation of connected devices and the rise in application complexity required to deliver a meaningful user experience in today's digital environment demands a new kind of intelligent performance optimization solution that can meet the rising expectations of always connected end-users.
Ion is the third generation of Akamai's acclaimed web acceleration solution designed to help businesses mitigate the ever-growing challenges of delivering high quality web experiences to all of their customers and prospects – independent of the browser, device, location or network they are using. Building on top of Akamai's industry-proven dynamic web acceleration capabilities, Ion introduces an entirely new way to layer and intelligently apply a comprehensive set of optimizations, including front-end optimization (FEO), as well as third-party and mobile-specific enhancements to allow organizations to optimize website performance across a wide range of use cases, or situations. Ion simplifies the complexity of modern web delivery while delivering a faster experience that is highly available, secure and scalable to meet peak capacity demands – backed by Akamai's industry leading web performance and availability Service Level Agreement.