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Akamai provides cybersecurity-based cloud services, including for edge computing. The company’s Intelligent Edge Platform uses cybersecurity protocols that protect all parties in the edge computing infrastructure. Akamai’s platform is used by 250,000 edge servers that ingest a total of 2.5 exabytes of data a year from 1.3 billion connected devices.

Akamai Recent News

 

Digital Ocean grows toolset with CloudWays’ PaaS deal, edge story emerges

Digital Ocean continues to expand its application development toolset with an agreement to acquire PaaS provider CloudWays. Digital Ocean will…

Aug 29, 2022

Edgegap: Making edge infrastructure easier for gaming, enterprise markets

Edgegap can be described as a provider of an edge infrastructure platform for online gaming. The company’s technology is used…

Aug 10, 2022

Cisco, Qwilt to enhance content delivery for Windstream’s Kinetic Network

Cisco and Qwilt have partnered to combine edge computing solutions that provide enhanced streaming performance for Windstream’s Kinetic Network in…

Aug 9, 2022

Fly.io secures $40M to bolster distributed edge cloud delivery

The application delivery network company, Fly.io recently raised $12 million in Series A funding and $25 million in Series B…

Jun 28, 2022

Will Digital Ocean use M&A for CDN or edge services power SaaS growth?

Cloud services provider Digital Ocean recently shared some insights and data points with investors about the state of the business…

May 20, 2022

StackPath offers tiered plans for WAF, broadens appeal to SMB market

Edge computing, CDN, and security company StackPath showed off a tiered subscription plan for its web application firewall (WAF). The…

May 17, 2022

Cloudflare releases application customization platform, database service for Workers

Cloudflare launched Cloudflare for Platforms, a set of tools that enable developers to modify applications using the latest open API…

May 3, 2022

Google Cloud releases Media CDN to strengthen edge streaming infrastructure

With the explosion of demand for streaming services that are straining global bandwidth infrastructure at the network edge, Google Cloud…

Apr 29, 2022

Limelight Networks quarterly revenue, earnings falls ahead of Edgecast integration

Limelight Networks saw a dip in its revenue and adjusted EBIDTA from the fourth quarter of 2021 in its financial…

Feb 22, 2022

Akamai acquires Linode for $900m to address edge cloud applications like metaverse

Akamai, the CDN and security services provider, has bought Linode, one of the last remaining sizeable independent hosting providers in…

Jan 27, 2022

Ridge taps into $22M round for Kubernetes-ready edge cloud service

Ridge, a startup that provides an edge cloud service that is optimized for Kubernetes-based architectures, has raised $22m in venture…

Jan 19, 2022

Webscale launches CloudEDGE content delivery network to improve commerce performance needs

Cloud platform provider Webscale has launched a new cloud-agnostic content delivery network (CDN) with edge compute capabilities. The company, with…

Nov 16, 2021

Edgegap secures $7 million from Akamai, investors to reduce online gaming latency via edge computing

Edgegap, a provider of an edge infrastructure platform for online gaming, announced a $7m Series A investment. The round was…

Nov 12, 2021

Cloudflare, Fastly among CDNs set to become key edge development platform as market grows

The global edge computing market is set to reach $17.8 billion in 2025, according to new figures from GlobalData. A…

Sep 15, 2021

Azion teams up with Radware to block bots at network edge

‘Next-generation’ CDN service provider Azion is teaming up with security vendor Radware to help its customers detect and block malicious…

Akamai Industry Insights

 

Stealth startup Ridge.co aims to build edge cloud offering with the help of data center providers

This is a guest post by Phil Shih, Managing Director and Founder of Structure Research. Stealth startup Ridge has been…

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Edgegap: Making edge infrastructure easier for gaming, enterprise markets

Edgegap can be described as a provider of an edge infrastructure platform for online gaming. The company’s technology is used…

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