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Making the Cloud Business Ready

Operate in the Cloud with Less Risk and Better User Experiences

Cloud adoption is experiencing tremendous growth across all industries, geographies, and for all sorts of different use cases. It’s easy to see why, cloud based services offer organizations the potential to realize tremendous benefits. That said, success in the cloud is not automatic – it’s not easy or straightforward for organizations to realize all the benefits of using the cloud. But when architected and managed correctly, operating in the cloud can help your business save money, speed time to market, avoid downtime, and improve user experiences.

Akamai secures and optimizes thousands of workloads hosted in the cloud for organizations ranging from the largest enterprises, government entities, to early-stage startups.  Take advantage of the resources below to learn more about cloud computing and how Akamai’s solutions can move your business Faster Forward.

Extending Enterprise Cloud Overview Video
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Minimize Risk In Your Cloud Journey

Four Steps to Minimize Risk in Your Cloud Journey

In this webinar, seasoned IT executive Jason Fuller will walk through four key areas that you can focus on to minimize your risk when operating in the cloud.

Best Practices From Your Cloud Co Pilot

Best Practices from Your Cloud Co-pilot

Cloud-based services offer organizations tremendous benefits in terms of infrastructure cost savings, greater agility, faster time to market, better end-user experiences, and more. However, success in the cloud is not automatic. Learn how to make the cloud business ready.

Architecting For The Cloud

Architecting for the Cloud

In this seven part video series, seasoned IT executive Jason Fuller and Akamai’s Greg Lord share best practices when architecting for the cloud to minimize risk and improve end user experiences.

Product Information

Akamai provides the solutions needed to power today’s cloud computing environments. When architected together with IaaS and PaaS services, Akamai enables businesses to:

  • Reduce risk and improve cloud security posture
  • Improve end-user experiences
  • Save money
  • Simplify operations

  • Akamai Ion

    High-performance web and mobile experiences, optimized for any device, network and browser - regardless of the connectivity situation.

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  • Kona Site Defender

    Integrated website protection against DDoS and web application attacks

    Visit our Kona Site Defender Page
  • Load Balancing in the Cloud

    Cloud-based traffic management solutions help provide greater availability by routing traffic based on data center performance and global Internet conditions.

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Build Secure and On-Demand Access to Critical Applications

  • Reference Architecture Diagram

    Akamai for cloud computing – visualize how it works.

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  • The Big Book on SaaS Application Delivery

    The Internet was never designed for modern day, global SaaS delivery. In this e-book learn about the current state of SaaS application delivery over the Internet, the key challenges facing SaaS providers, and examples and definitions of SaaS technology that help deliver faster SaaS applications.

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  • Accelerate Web App Delivery

    Delivering applications to today’s globally distributed workforce is more challenging than ever. With more employees working remotely, it’s harder to control the network to ensure application performance. Akamai’s cloud-based architecture enables reliable performance of business applications on the public Internet.

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  • Hybridization of Network Security and Performance as a Service

    Traffic growth from mobile devices and public cloud services coupled with increased size and frequency of attacks on enterprise networks is paving the way for the growth of hybrid solutions. This market evolution, according to 451 Research, presents challenges as well as opportunities for vendors and enterprises alike.

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