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Akamai launches new, on-demand learning platform for customers

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Free, self-directed online resource features flexible learning paths and hands-on product labs to foster rapid product mastery

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, today announces the launch of Learn Akamai, a free, on-demand learning platform designed to help customers achieve the full value of Akamai solutions, quickly and easily.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. logo (PRNewsfoto/Akamai Technologies, Inc.)
Akamai Technologies, Inc. logo (PRNewsfoto/Akamai Technologies, Inc.)

Learn Akamai is structured to meet customers where they are, with content for all roles and knowledge levels. Designed by instructional experts, Learn Akamai features self-directed learning paths that guide the journey to make knowledge acquisition fast and easy. Hands-on labs enable customers to experiment with Akamai security and edge products in a safe, sandbox-like environment, building skills and confidence without putting live properties at risk.

Learn Akamai supports connected learning, linking customers with a variety of related learning resources — from demo videos and case studies to troubleshooting guides and technical documentation. Content combines product knowledge and use case scenarios, allowing deeper dives into content not typically covered in product briefs. Learning paths highlight synergies with other Akamai products and services, helping customers understand how solutions can work together. The company expects to add and update content continuously, keeping pace with new company developments and evolving customer needs.

The flexible, on-demand design of Learn Akamai makes it ideal for organizations with limited training budgets, as well as those needing solutions for getting new employees up to speed quickly with their Akamai products.

A new Learning Hub, launched earlier this month, provides a single destination for all product learning resources, including Learn Akamai; Akamai University, our fee-based learning program; the Akamai Developer Hub; Akamai Community; and more.

"At Akamai, we understand our customers' need for continuous learning and upskilling to maximize the return on their technology investments. With our free, on-demand Learn Akamai platform, customers can gain the knowledge they need to make the most of our solutions, at their own pace," said Akamai Vice President of Product Marketing Ari Weil. "With the launch of Learn Akamai, we now offer our customers an array of best-in-class learning resources, whether they are new to Akamai or experienced users looking to expand their capabilities."

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About Akamai
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps, and experiences closer to users than anyone — and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics, and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn why the world's top brands trust Akamai, visit www.akamai.com, blogs.akamai.com, or @Akamai on Twitter. You can find our global contact information at www.akamai.com/locations.

Akamai Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act

This release contains information about future expectations, plans, and prospects of Akamai's management that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors including, but not limited to, future decisions to modify, reduce, or terminate the Akamai Learning program, changes in plans with respect to the Learning Hub and other products and services, and other factors that are discussed in Akamai's Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and other documents periodically filed with the SEC.

Media contacts:
Helen Yang
Media Relations
858-404-1436
hyang@akamai.com

Tom Barth
Investor Relations
617-274-7130
tbarth@akamai.com

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