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150 Broadway

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

Phone: 617-444-3000

Fax: 617-444-3001

ovides protection against high-bandwidth, sustained Web attacks, as well as potentially crippling DDoS attacks that target specific applications and services. Client Reputation: Client Reputation provides an additional layer of protection against DDoS and Web application attacks by allowing customers to automatically block requests from IP addresses. Client Reputation leverages advanced algorithms to compute a risk score based on prior behavior as observed over the company’s network. The algorithms use both legitimate and attack traffic to profile the behavior of attacks, clients and applications. Based on this information, the company assigns risk scores to each IP address and allows customers to choose which actions they wish to have Kona Site Defender perform on an IP address with specific risk scores. Cloud Networking Solutions The company’s Cloud Networking Solutions are designed to help customers boost enterprise branch office and retail store productivity by accelerating applications and extending the Internet and public clouds into private wide area networks (WANs). Cloud Networking Suite: The company’s Cloud Networking Suite of solutions is designed to improve application and network performance, reliability and security for branch location users who are connecting to software as a service and cloud applications over the Internet. The services include Internet Transport Optimization, which provides route optimization and forward error correction; SaaS and Cloud Acceleration, which enables caching, data deduplication, and transport optimization; and Secure Web Gateway, which offers outbound Web filtering and inbound malware protection. Cisco Intelligent WAN with Akamai Connect: This is an integrated solution from the company and Cisco for enterprises with distributed branches and office locations. By combining WAN optimization and intelligent caching directly into a Cisco router in enterprise branch locations, Akamai Connect extends the Akamai Intelligent Platform directly into the branch. The solution is architected to enable customers to reduce costs while delivering high-quality application experiences with minimal bandwidth impact, regardless of device, connectivity or public/private cloud architectures. Steelhead Cloud Accelerator: Steelhead Cloud Accelerator is a cloud management solution that combines the company’s Internet optimization technology with Riverbed Technology's private WAN optimization. By integrating the Akamai Intelligent Platform with Riverbed Technology's RiOS, the solution optimizes Office 365 and Salesforce.com SaaS application performance whether users are located at corporate headquarters or remote branch offices. Network Operator Solutions The company’s Network Operator Solutions are designed to help carriers operate a network that capitalizes on traffic growth and new subscriber services by reducing the complexity of building a content delivery network (CDN) and interconnecting access providers. Aura Licensed CDN: Aura Licensed CDN is a suite of solutions designed to enable delivery of next generation IP video services delivered to myriad types of devices across the Internet. With this solution, a network operator could build and operate a media CDN that delivers its own content, as well as content from the company’s customers and other targeted services, all utilizing a common HTTP caching infrastructure. The Aura Licensed CDN federates with the Akamai Intelligent Platform, providing global delivery of operator content with a single business agreement. The solution also includes HyperCache, a common HTTP caching layer in the network that supports traffic offload and delivery of content; and Request Router, a DNS-based content request router that directs user requests to an optimal available CDN node. Aura Managed CDN: Aura Managed CDN is a CDN solution designed to provide network operators with CDN capabilities through an infrastructure that is maintained by the company. With it, an operator could leverage the same CDN techniques used by the company, but on servers that are dedicated to the network operator's services. Operators could deliver multi-scree


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