Ten Years Later: Akamai Continues to Evolve With the Internet

McClure, Marji
May 2008
Information Today;May2008, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p21
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the operation of Akamai Technologies co-founded by Tom Leighton. The company's core product is its Edge-Platform, which consists of more than 30,000 web servers. According to Leighton, Akamai technology is spread out in 1,000 different Internet service providers in thousands of locations. Its customers are a diverse group, ranging from e-commerce web sites, portals and search engines to electronic gaming and social networking sites. The company celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2008.


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