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Last $72.30 USD
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150 Broadway

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

Phone: 617-444-3000

Fax: 617-444-3001

caches fresh site content onto Akamai servers, automatically directs content requests to an optimal server, routes the request through the path to data centers to retrieve and deliver interactive content. Fast DNS (Domain Name System): The DNS translates human-readable domain names into numerical Internet protocol addresses to enable individuals who type in a Website name to reach the desired location on the Internet. The company’s Fast DNS offering is a DNS resolution solution that is designed to dependably direct individuals to its customers' Websites. Primarily, the company has architected this service to protect against DNS-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Global Traffic Management: Global Traffic Management is designed to ensure responsiveness to end user requests by leveraging the company’s global load balancing technology. Unlike traditional hardware-based solutions that reside within the data center, its Global Traffic Management service is a fault-tolerant solution that makes intelligent routing decisions based on real-time data center performance health and global Internet conditions to help ensure user requests are routed to the appropriate data center using the possible Internet route for that user at that moment. Enterprise Solutions: The company’s application delivery and cloud performance solutions are designed to improve the operation of applications used by enterprises to connect with their customers, partners, employees, and suppliers. Its enterprise Web offerings are centered on: Alta: Alta is a cloud-based application delivery platform designed to enable enterprises to deliver all of their Web-based applications in a secure way to any user on any device, anywhere in the world. Web Application Accelerator: Web Application Accelerator is a cloud-based service designed to enable enterprises to deliver Web-based applications that are secure. Web Application Accelerator empowers enterprises to overcome the requirements related to delivering business applications through the Internet by placing all of the application delivery capabilities within the Akamai Intelligent Platform, which means the optimizations are distributed globally and located closer to users and data centers around the world. IP Application Accelerator: IP Application Accelerator is designed to enable enterprises to deliver IP applications to globally distributed users – without costly build-outs and dedicated IT infrastructure. IP Application Accelerator is architected to deliver high availability and consistent response times worldwide to support Web applications, including real-time interactive Web conferencing solutions, virtualized applications and desktops, secure large files and applications accessed through SSL VPN connections and through mobile devices. Cloud Security Solutions The company’s Cloud Security Solutions are designed to help customers avoid data theft and downtime, as well as protect Internet-facing infrastructure, by extending the security perimeter to protect against the increasing frequency, scale and sophistication of Web attacks. The company offers various services that address the Internet security needs of its customers, including the following: Kona Site Defender: Kona Site Defender is a cloud computing security solution that defends against network and application layer DDoS attacks, Web application attacks, and direct-to-origin attacks. By leveraging the company’s distributed network and proprietary technology, the company could absorb traffic targeted at the application layer, deflect DDoS traffic targeted at the network layer, such as SYN Floods or UDP Floods, and authenticate valid traffic at the network edge. Prolexic Routed: Prolexic Routed is designed to protect Web- and IP-based applications in data centers from the threat of DDoS attacks by preventing attacks before they reach the data center. It provides protection against high-bandwidth, sustained Web attacks, as well as crippling DDoS attacks that target specific applications and services. Kona Web Application Firewall: The Kona Web Application Firewall service is designed to detect and mitigate We


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