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    Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

    47.96 Up 8.39(21.20%) Feb 10, 4:00PM EST
    |After Hours : 48.05 Up 0.09 (0.19%) Feb 10, 7:58PM EST
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    Akamai Technologies, Inc.
    150 Broadway
    Cambridge, MA 02142
    United States - Map
    Phone: 617-444-3000
    Fax: 617-444-3001
    Website: http://www.akamai.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Internet Information Providers
    Full Time Employees:5,943

    Business Summary 

    Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications in the United States and internationally. The company offers media content delivery solutions to execute digital media distribution strategies, including download delivery solutions for the distribution of file downloads, such as games, progressive video and audio files, documents, and other file-based content; and adaptive delivery solutions for streaming video content in various bitrate streaming formats; content preparation and packaging for multiple platforms, a customizable media player, and content protection technologies; a suite of analytics tools to monitor online video viewer experiences and the effectiveness of Web software downloads, while measuring audience engagement, and quality of service performance; and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. It also provides application delivery and cloud performance solutions to enhance the operation of applications used by enterprises to connect with their customers, partners, employees, and suppliers; and Web performance solutions to accelerate business-to-consumer Websites that integrate collaborative content and applications into their online architecture. In addition, the company offers cloud security solutions, which helps customers avoid data theft and downtime, and protect Internet-facing infrastructure; and cloud networking solutions to help customers enhance enterprise branch office and retail store productivity and revenue by accelerating applications, reducing bandwidth costs, and extending the Internet and public clouds into private wide area networks. Further, it provides network operator solutions; and professional services and solutions. The company markets and sells its services and solutions through direct sales and service organization; and through active channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Akamai Technologies, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 3.
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    Key Executives 
    Dr. F. Thomson Leighton , 59
    Co-Founder, Chief Exec. Officer and Director
    Mr. James Benson , 49
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Robert W. Hughes , 48
    Pres of Worldwide Operations
    Ms. Melanie Haratunian , 56
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Mr. Rick M. McConnell , 50
    Pres of Products & Devel.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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