Akamai Technologies

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  • Akamai Technologies, Inc.
  • Legal Name: Akamai Technologies, Inc.
  • Website: akamai.com
  • Founded: 1998
  • Founder(s): Daniel Lewin, F. Thomson Leighton, Randall Kaplan, Preetish Nijhawan, Jonathan Seelig
  • Wikipedia: wikipedia.org/wiki/Akamai_Technologies
  • Stock Symbol: NASDAQ: AKAM

What is Akamai Technologies?

Akamai obtained an exclusive license to certain intellectual property from MIT, and development efforts began in 1998. Following this license, the company launched commercial service in April 1999. Akamai Technologies had annual revenue of 3.2 billion dollars in 2020. The company has over 8000 employees worldwide. Akamai has a portfolio covering edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions.

The Akamai Intelligent Edge is one of the most trusted and sophisticated edge platforms. In 2021, Akamai announced enhancements to enable users to create and deliver better user experiences at the edge. The enhancements are designed to allow users to develop and deliver better user experiences at the edge. The latest release provides developers richer capabilities and greater control at the edge.

In addition to edge computing solutions, Akamai offers security and CDN offerings. In 2021, the company launched Learn Akamai to help customers quickly and easily achieve the full value of Akamai solutions. It comes with connected learning, linking customers with a variety of related learning resources. Akamai announced revenue of $853 million in the second quarter of 2021. U.S. revenue was $450 million, up 1% year-over-year.

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