Application Server

Optimizing the application server must be a high priority for enterprises that want to deliver exceptional user experiences. From the customer base to the workforce, users today expect reliable, secure, and instant access to applications – from any device and any location. With IT and application hosting environments become increasingly complex, the enterprise's application server is increasingly challenged to deliver an optimal experience, especially as more applications are migrated to the cloud.

That's where Akamai can help. As one of the world's leading cloud service providers, we offer solutions that enable enterprises to optimize and accelerate the application server in order to provide more secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere.

Optimizing the application server with Akamai

At Akamai, we remove the complexities of technology so enterprises can focus on moving the business forward faster. By improving application server performance, we help enterprises deliver better user experiences in order to capitalize on market opportunities, while overcoming the challenges presented by security threats and the need to reach users globally.

Our application server solutions rely on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, the leading cloud platform for delivering secure, high-performing user experiences to any device. Trusted by leading brands, this application management platform provides the global reach required to scale reliably and adapt quickly to changes. It manages the underlying complexities of online business – from performance and reliability issues, to device and format proliferation, to application and network security – so that the enterprise is free to focus on business.

Application server solutions

We offer a number of solutions that help to optimize and accelerate the application server in order to improve performance.

  • Web Application Accelerator (WAA) is a cloud-based service that enables enterprises to cost-effectively deliver web-based applications that are secure, reliable and fast. WAA enables optimizations to be distributed globally to and located on application server that is closer to users, wherever they are in the world.
  • Alta is an advanced cloud-based application delivery controller platform that enables enterprises to overcome the difficulties of delivering applications over the Internet. Akamai's unique cloud-based network architecture means that applications can be migrated seamlessly to an application server across clouds or data centers, with application delivery optimizations automatically following the application.
  • Global Traffic Management applies an Internet-centric approach to global load balancing, delivering high availability and improving responsiveness to user requests.

Learn more now about additional Akamai solutions for the application server, and about solutions for DDoS prevention, video streaming services, and more.