Akamai Mobile Performance Optimization


Keeping pace with evolving mobile technology requires a focused solution

The staggering pace of progress in mobile technology poses new challenges. The overwhelming diversity of smartphones and tablets, variety of operating systems, and many different browser alternatives (each offering a different set of capabilities) coupled with multiple connectivity scenarios make delivering optimal mobile experiences consistently to all end users particularly challenging.

Akamai’s mobile performance solutions are designed to overcome the challenges of all aspects of mobile experiences — including mobile connectivity, delivery speed, device diversity, and developer complexity.

Our mobile performance optimizations focus on three key categories:

Akamai Mobile Performance Optimizations APIs


Optimizing your APIs by accelerating API calls, assembling APIs at the edge and enabling API-based operations

Akamai Mobile Performance Optimizations Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps

Optimizing native application delivery via caching mobile app content, optimizing image delivery and simplifying development

Akamai Mobile Performance Optimizations Websites

Mobile Websites

Optimizing mobile website performance by accelerating content, simplifying development, reducing infrastructure investment and overcoming challenges of cellular network-based latency through mobile network deployments

Product Information

  • Akamai Solutions Brief: Mobile Performance Solutions

    Our mobile solutions are built to optimize performance, simplify development and operations for your business and provide your customers with the best mobile experience.

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  • Akamai Ion

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

    Visit our Ion page

Additional Resources

  • Brief: Put Web Images on a Diet to Improve Customer Experience

    This new brief from Forrester examines the challenges and complexity rich media is causing for web performance and user experience. It also offers guidance on when and how application and delivery professionals should optimize images to maintain acceptable performance.

    Download the brief
  • Report: Building High-Performance Mobile Experiences

    The new report from Forrester dives into the problem areas that impede mobile app performance. The report also provides guidance for app developers on how to tackle these challenges and make performance a priority.

    Download the report
  • White Paper: Front End Optimization

    Front End Optimization (FEO) addresses performance by optimizing web pages based on how different browsers render the pages. Learn about how FEO works and how Akamai makes it easy to implement FEO with cloud services that optimize on the fly.

    Download the white paper
  • Brochure: Best Practices for Mobile Performance

    We’ve tapped into our mobile optimization experience serving 30% of the world’s web traffic to present some key factors to consider as you develop your mobile web strategy.

    Read our best practices
  • e-Book: Responsive Does Not Have to Mean Slow

    Responsive websites look better on small screen, but 72% of them deliver the same amount of data regardless of the device. Learn how to optimize the performance of RWD sites.

    Download the free O’Reilly e-Book
  • Infographic: Slow Responsive Websites are Bad for Business

    Your customers have high web performance expectations, no matter the device or network.

    View the infographic
  • Is your website adapting to changing mobile network conditions?

    How optimized and adaptable is your website is to changing network conditions? Are you offering customers a consistent experience? Find out with our Mobile Network Performance test.

    Test your site