Akamai to Gather Business and Technology Leaders at Sixth Annual Customer Conference

  Akamai to Gather Business and Technology Leaders at Sixth Annual Customer
                                  Conference

PR Newswire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 19, 2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  oKeynote presentations to include business innovators and industry thought
    leaders such as FedEx Corporate Services CIO Rob Carter, Security Expert
    Bruce Schneier, IT visionary and author Gene Kim, and many others from
    organizations like AirBNB, Autodesk, eBay, HubSpot, IBM, Investec,
    Qualcomm, Ralph Lauren, and USAA
  oRegistration for Akamai customer conference available at:
    www.akamai.com/edge

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for
helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any
device, anywhere, today announced the scheduled agenda and featured speakers
for Akamai Edge 2013, its sixth annual customer conference, taking place
October 7-11, 2013 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in
National Harbor, Maryland.

Attracting business and technology leaders from some of the world's largest
online brands, Akamai Edge 2013 creates a forum for sharing technology best
practices and innovation stories through industry panels, technical labs, and
partner-based exhibits. Current registrations for Akamai Edge 2013 include
customers from 28 countries spanning five continents. The complete conference
agenda is available at: http://www.akamai.com/html/custconf/agenda.html

Attendees will have the chance to connect and gain insight into the Akamai
partner ecosystem through hands-on demonstrations by more than 30 technical
and strategic partners whose solutions integrate with the Akamai Intelligent
Platform. Participating sponsors and Akamai partners include IBM, Verizon
Terremark, Brightcove, Exceda, Acquia, Apica, Aspera, Covisint, Flexera
Software, Micros-Retail, Ooyala, Orange Business Services, Pixsel, and
Rackspace, among others.

"Everyone and everything is connected, creating a remarkable environment in
which to conduct business," said Brad Rinklin, chief marketing officer,
Akamai. "Each year we bring together thought leaders from around the world to
share insight on how they are innovating to take advantage of the explosive
growth of mobile devices, cloud computing, and online video. Collaborating
with our customers and partners, we believe we have created a dynamic forum
for sharing those ideas and technologies that help enable a faster, more
reliable, intelligent and secure Internet."

Featuring concurrent business tracks focused on enterprise/high tech,
commerce, and media & entertainment trends, this year's conference will also
feature a Developers' Trackfor technical professionals looking to develop new
experiences and bring them more quickly to market leveraging the Akamai
Intelligent Platform. 

Akamai is also introducing itsWeb Security Symposium for the first time.
This track, designed for security professionals, will feature global
enterprises, top 500 Internet retailers, leading media organizations and high
tech innovators who have all protected their brand reputation, added new
online services, and grown revenue in the face of ongoing and ever-evolving
threats.

For public sector professionals, Akamai Edge 2013 will also serve as the
location for Akamai's annual Government Forum, offering government agencies
important perspectives on how to optimize site and application delivery for
constituent audiences, while enabling efficient, compliant, and secure online
operations. Speakers include Maria Roat, FedRAMP Director, Office of Citizen
Services and Innovative Technologies, General Services Administration.

As the largest annual gathering of Akamai customers and partners, the
conference is scheduled to address topics including:

  oProviding optimal performance and experiences to omnichannel shoppers
  oDigitally enabling stores and leveraging the cloud for commerce
    innovation
  oStrategies for scaling for peak traffic profitably
  oSecuring your site against online threats and protecting your brand
  oTaking advantage of next-generation media business models
  oLeveraging the Cloud to empower your business
  oProviding the highest quality experience to mobile users

Akamai Edge 2013 kicks off with two days of Akamai University sessions,
designed for IT professionals who want to "step behind the curtain" and deepen
their knowledge and Akamai expertise. These two days of technical training
are led by Akamai technical consultants and professional services team
members.

Prior attendees at Akamai's Edge Customer Conferences have included CEOs,
CIOs, eCommerce executives, CTOs, heads of New Media, technical architects,
and technology and business strategy executives.

For a complete list of registration rates, a description of eligible attendees
and conference pass options, please visit Edge Registration.

About Akamai
Akamai^® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure,
high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. At the core of the
Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ providing extensive
reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and
expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly
mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to
securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating
the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com
or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.

Contacts:
Jeff Young                   Tom Barth
Media Relations              Investor Relations
617-444-3913        --or--   617-274-7130
jyoung@akamai.com
                             tbarth@akamai.com

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