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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM)

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Akamai Technologies, Inc.
8 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142
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Phone: 617-444-3000
Fax: 617-444-3001

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Internet Information Providers
Full Time Employees:3,908

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 delivery solutions to execute digital media and software distribution strategies, including HTTP delivery network that supports progressive media downloading and adaptive bitrate streaming to various player platforms; cloud-based media streaming and distribution solutions; analytics solution that is designed to provide customers with quality of service and other measurement capabilities for post event analysis, real-time quality awareness, and the ability to troubleshoot issues to the individual viewer level; and Web performance solutions. Its media delivery solutions also include Software Distribution solution, which handles the distribution of software for its customers, as well as tools to enhance the effectiveness of distribution model. The company also offers performance and security solutions, including Ion solution, which consists of an integrated suite of delivery, acceleration, and optimization technologies; Dynamic Site Accelerator that provides global delivery, load balancing, and storage of content and applications; Alta, an application management service and Web accelerator; Site Defender, a cloud computing security solution; Web Application Firewall service; solutions focused on monitoring, detecting, preventing, and mitigating distributed denial of service attacks on Internet traffic; and network operator solutions that are designed to help carriers operate a network that capitalizes on traffic growth and new subscriber services. In addition, it provides 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 Oct 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 8.
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Key Executives 
Dr. F. Thomson Leighton , 57
Co-Founder, Chief Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. Paul L. Sagan , 55
Exec. Vice Chairman
Mr. James Benson , 47
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Robert W. Hughes , 46
Pres of Worldwide Operations
Ms. Melanie Haratunian , 54
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.
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