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akamai technologies inc (AKAM) Snapshot

Open
$71.55
Previous Close
$71.05
Day High
$71.55
Day Low
$70.60
52 Week High
02/20/15 - $71.83
52 Week Low
04/29/14 - $50.52
Market Cap
12.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.6M
EPS TTM
$1.86
Shares Outstanding
178.8M
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P/E TM
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Current Stock Chart for AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES INC (AKAM)

akamai technologies inc (AKAM) Details

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.

5,105 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/2/15
Founded in 1998

akamai technologies inc (AKAM) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $392.7K
President of Worldwide Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $499.1K
President of Products and Development
Total Annual Compensation: $499.0K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $399.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

akamai technologies inc (AKAM) Key Developments

Akamai Technologies, Inc. Unveils Emerging Mobile Business Unit to Address Needs of Mobile Network Operators and Mobile Device Manufacturers

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced the formation of a new business unit intended to design and develop new technologies to directly address the needs of mobile network operators (MNO) and mobile device manufacturers. The new organization, headed by Vice President and General Manager, Lior Netzer, was created to serve as a center of excellence for inventing, incubating, and launching new mobile products designed for mobile networks and device manufacturers; as well as develop new mobile edge technologies intended to enhance and differentiate existing Akamai products through tighter integration with mobile networks. One of the first innovations being introduced by the Emerging Mobile Business Unit is the Akamai Mobile Edge (AME). AME is designed to simplify the integration of the mobile ecosystem through a single interface that externalizes valuable network assets to third-party applications and mobile web development. The approach is intended to allow MNOs to more easily develop new and smarter mobile CDN services by becoming more content-aware and to allow Internet services to more intelligently deliver content by becoming network and device-aware.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. Releases New Cybersecurity Threat Advisory in Collaboration with PhishLabs' R.A.I.D

Akamai Technologies, Inc. released, through the company's Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert) in collaboration with PhishLabs' R.A.I.D (Research, Analysis, and Intelligence Division), a new cybersecurity threat advisory. The advisory alerts enterprises and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers of attackers using Joomla servers with a vulnerable Google Maps plugin installed as a platform for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Vulnerability in Google Maps plugin for Joomla enables DDoS attacks: A known vulnerability in a Google Maps plugin for Joomla allows the plugin to act as a proxy. A proxy is an intermediary server that processes a request and returns the result on behalf of someone else. The vulnerable Google Maps plugin allows Joomla servers that use it to be used as a proxy. Attackers spoof (fake) the source of the requests, causing the results to be sent from the proxy to someone else their denial of service target. The true source of the attack remains unknown, because the attack traffic appears to come from the Joomla servers. With cooperation from PhishLabs' R.A.I.D, PLXsert matched DDoS signature traffic originating from multiple Joomla sites, which indicates vulnerable installations are being used en masse for reflected GET floods, a type of DDoS attack. Observed attack traffic and data suggest the attack is being offered on known DDoS-for-hire sites. PLXsert was able to identify more than 150,000 potential Joomla reflectors on the Internet. Although many of the servers appear to have been patched, reconfigured, locked or have had the plugin uninstalled, others remain vulnerable to use in this DDoS attack. PLXsert mitigated a DDoS attack of this type on behalf of an Akamai customer in November. The majority of the top attacking IP addresses originated from Germany. The same IP addresses that participated in this attack have participated in DDoS attacks against other Akamai customers in the industries of hosting, entertainment and consumer goods. Multi-layered DDoS mitigation protects against reflection DDoS attacks: Refection-based DDoS attacks of many types are popular at this time. In the fourth quarter of 2014, Akamai's PLXsert observed 39% of all DDoS attack traffic employed reflection techniques. Reflection DDoS attacks each take advantage of an Internet protocol or application vulnerability that allows DDoS attackers to reflect malicious traffic off a third-party server or device, hiding their identities and amplifying the amount of attack traffic in the process. Cloud-based DDoS attack mitigation can combat this problem to protect organizations from malicious traffic. Edge-based security and scrubbing centers stop DDoS attack traffic long before it affects a client's website or data center. In the advisory, PLXsert shares its analysis and details, including: Use of the GET flood in Joomla reflection; What to look for: Three sample payloads; Attacks from the DAVOSET DDoS tool; Attacks from the UFONet DDoS tool; GET flood requests observed during an attack; Geographical distribution of source traffic; Three DDoS mitigation procedures to stop DDoS attacks of this type.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. Presents at Morgan Stanley 2015 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Mar-04-2015 04:15 PM

Akamai Technologies, Inc. Presents at Morgan Stanley 2015 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Mar-04-2015 04:15 PM. Venue: The Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States. Speakers: Wilfredo M. Tejada, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Emergine Products Division.

 

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