For network operators seeking to keep pace with the growing demand for streaming media and online video, managed content delivery network services, or CDN services, provide a cost efficient alternative to building a CDN from scratch.
Most operators today are finding that a CDN solution is fundamentally necessary for delivering the services required to stay competitive. Without a CDN, it's virtually impossible to satisfy consumer demand for a fast, secure, reliable online content experience on any device.
For network operators who want the core benefits of a CDN without the managements and capital costs of deploying their own network, Akamai offers a leading solution for managed CDN services.
As the world's most highly distributed CDN with the broadest service portfolio, Akamai serves 30% of all Internet traffic and has the deep experience to help operators deliver CDN services to their own customers.
Akamai Aura Managed CDN provides turnkey CDN services within a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. With Akamai CDN services, operators can launch their own video streaming services and optimize their network for content delivery, while reducing deployment time and upfront costs. CDN services from Akamai enable operators to leverage Akamai CDN infrastructure and Akamai experts to deliver multi-screen video services or commercial CDN services for their customers, along with value-added services available only on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™. Additionally, operators can expand services and develop new opportunities without adding complexity to their infrastructure management or incurring significant capital expenditure.
Akamai CDN services include three software components that provide a comprehensive solution: