Retail & Consumer Goods

The face of commerce has changed. In a faster forward world, consumers browse and purchase across multiple touch points including web, mobile commerce and social channels, as well as brick-and-mortar stores. To connect with omnichannel shoppers, retailers need to meet their expectations for fast, secure, personalized web and mobile experiences.

Engage and convert consumers with fast, personalized experiences

With shoppers using a range of devices, browsers and carriers, retail websites need to deliver content and web applications quickly in a variety of scenarios. The Akamai Intelligent Platform™ enables retailers to grow revenue and conduct business globally while managing the complexity of peak online demand and mobile device detection, keeping website and application performance high and scaling instantly to meet peak, seasonal web traffic.

Reduce complexity and gain business intelligence

Akamai simplifies your online business by enabling you to outsource content delivery network (CDN) infrastructure and complexity, while providing valuable real-time global Internet traffic data to inform your business decisions. And because our ‘always on’ web protection is delivered far from the data center at the edges of the Internet, customers, content and transaction information is secure and protected from cyber attacks.

"Performance is one of our most important metrics. We take it for granted because with companies like Akamai, and investments we’ve made in infrastructure, we are really always up and a well-performing site." — Ed Smith, Chief Technology Officer, AutoTrader Group

Additional Resources

  • White Paper: Building a Digital Ecosystem in Indonesia - Closing the gap between infrastructure and innovation

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  • White Paper: Optimize Your Site for Omnichannel Shopping

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  • White Paper: The State of Omnichannel Retail: Retailers Playing Catch-Up with Consumers (eMarketer)

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  • PCI Compliance Fact Sheet

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  • Webinar: 2014 Top 500 Secrets Revealed: Strategies of the Leading Online Retailers