Application Management

Application management is a complicated business these days, as enterprises push more business processes to the web. Maintaining and supporting highly distributed applications is made even more difficult with rising user expectations. From employees to partners to customers, users everywhere expect instant, secure and reliable access to web applications, no matter what device they are using or where they're working.

Akamai can help. As one of the world's leading cloud service providers, we offer application management solutions that enable enterprises to deliver secure and high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere in the world.

Application management with Akamai

Akamai application management solutions help to accelerate enterprise web applications in order to grow revenue, gain agility and engage customers with fast, personalized online experiences.

  • Web application accelerator (WAA). This cloud-based service enables enterprises to cost-effectively deliver web-based applications that are fast, reliable and secure. Requiring no software, hardware or code changes, WAA enables optimizations to be distributed globally and located closer to users and data centers around the world.
  • IP application accelerator (IPA). This solution is designed to deliver IP applications to globally distributed users quickly, securely and reliably – without the cost of building out or supporting dedicated IP infrastructure. It provides high availability and consistent response times worldwide, supporting application management of real-time interactive web conferencing solutions, virtualized applications and desktops, secure large files, and applications accessed over SSL VPN connections and via mobile devices.
  • Alta. This cloud-based application delivery network enables enterprises to cost-effectively deliver all of their web-based applications quickly, reliably, and securely to any user, on any device, anywhere in the world. As part of the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, Alta enables applications to be seamlessly migrated across clouds or data centers, with application deployment optimizations automatically moving with the application.
  • Ion. This situational application performance solution – the first of its kind – is a highly integrated suite of web delivery, acceleration and optimization technologies. Ion intelligently makes real-time optimization decisions based on the situational requirements of browser, network, location and device.

Enterprise solutions for application management

In addition to solutions for application management, we offer a variety of solutions for web performance management that include:

  • Global traffic management. This application management service applies an Internet-centric approach to global load balancing that helps enterprises deliver high availability and responsiveness to user requests.
  • Dynamic site accelerator. This solution helps to provide globally consistent performance that is up to five times faster while easily handling the specific requirements of dynamically generated content.
  • Fast DNS. This solution quickly and dependably directs end users to websites for reliable and secure DNS resolution.

Learn more about application management solutions from Akamai, as well as solutions for CDN hosting, infrastructure management, Software as a Service providers, and more.