Global Classroom Training

Expand your knowledge and learn how to use your Akamai solutions in the most optimal manner

Our classes are led by experienced Akamai Technical consultants and professional services members. These sessions are specially designed for IT professionals who want to step behind the curtain and deepen their knowledge and Akamai expertise on how to use our Cloud Security, Media Delivery and Web Performance solutions. Each of our courses covers in-depth training on the basics of Akamai, how to implement, configure, troubleshoot, report and manage those products along with real-time hands-on exercises for each.

We currently offer classes in the following business areas of Akamai:

Web Performance
Foundations: Akamai Web Performance
NEW!Specialities: Akamai Web Performance & Offload

Cloud Security
Foundations: Akamai Kona Site Defender Solutions

Media Delivery
Foundations: Akamai Media Delivery Solutions
NEW!Specialities: Media Analytics Plug-in Configuration

All of these are available in both Classroom & Web Class modality.

Akamai Web Performance Foundations Learning Objectives

  • Describe the Akamai Web Performance Solutions portfolio.
  • Describe the underlying technology and features on the Akamai Intelligent Platform.
  • Navigate effectively through Luna Control Center.
  • Configure and maintain Akamai Web Performance products according to your requirement.


NEW! Akamai Web Performance & Offload Solutions Learning objectives

  • Describe the performance and offload features of the Akamai Web Performance Solutions portfolio.
  • Describe the need for performance measurement and a variety of testing tools and best practices.
  • Configure and run performance measurements tests using WebPageTest to measure baseline web page performance, as well as performance improvement as a result of implementation of Akamai performance and offload features.
  • Configure performance and offload features of the Akamai Web Performance products to improve the performance of a demo site.
  • Use Akamai debug headers to understand how Akamai is affecting caching at the Edge.


Akamai Kona Site Defender – Configure and Maintain Learning Objectives

  • Describe the basics of the Akamai Intelligent Platform.
  • Explain the basics of Web Application Security.
  • Describe the features of Kona Site Defender.
  • Explain how to configure and activate KSD.
  • Explain how to test the KSD configuration for APIs and web applications.
  • Explain how to analyze the behavior of the configuration using reporting tools.
  • Explain how to tune KSD in accordance with the results of the analysis.


Akamai Media Delivery Solutions Learning Objectives

  • Describe the Akamai Media Delivery Solutions portfolio.
  • Describe the underlying technology and features on the Akamai Intelligent Platform.
  • Deliver Streaming Content via the Akamai Intelligent Platform.


Akamai Advanced Media Analytics Solutions Learning Objectives

  • Describe the components of Media Analytics.
  • Configure a Report Pack and Data Source in Luna.
  • Integrate the HTML5 client-side plugin.
  • Demonstrate plugin troubleshooting tools and techniques