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  • 1.  Murli1
  • 2.  Akamai is a Hawaiian wordmeaning smart or intelligent with associationof insightful or wise or skilful.2
  • 3.  Akamais beginnings lie in a challenge posedby World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Leeat the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) in early 1995. The father of the Web foresaw thecongestion of network, and he challengedcolleagues at MIT to invent a fundamentallynew and better way to deliver Internetcontent. Exposing such an academic problem wouldultimately result in a service that isrevolutionizing the Internet.3
  • 4.  MIT Professor of Applied Mathematics ―TomLeighton‖, who had an office down the hall fromDr. Berners-Lee, was intrigued by the challenge. Dr. Leighton, a renowned expert on parallelalgorithms and architecture, has served as headof the Algorithms Group at MITs Laboratory forComputer Science since its inception in 1996. Dr. Leighton recognized that a solution to Webcongestion could be found in appliedmathematics and algorithms. He solicited the help of graduate student DannyLewin, and several other top researchers, totackle the problem.4
  • 5.  Dr. Leighton and Mr. Lewin were joined byother scientists with expertise in computerscience and data networking to develop themathematical algorithms necessary to handlethe dynamic routing of content and solvewhat was, by then, a frustrating problem forInternet users.5
  • 6.  Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM). Akamai is a company that provides a distributedcomputing platform for global internet contentand application delivery. The company was founded in 1998 by MIT Applied Mathematics professor TomLeighton, MIT graduate student Deniel Lewin, along with MIT Sloan School of Management studentsJonathan Seelig and Preetish Nijhawan. Lewin was killed aboard American Airlines flight11 which crashed in the September 11 attacks of2001. Leighton still serves as Akamais Chief Scientist.6
  • 7.  SET AN ALGORITHMS:-These world-classscientists developed a set of breakthroughalgorithms for intelligently routing andreplicating content over a large network ofdistributed servers — without relying oncentralized servers typically used by Web siteowners today. MADE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION:-JonathanSeelig and Preetish Nijhawan then enrolled inthe MIT Sloan M.B.A. program, joined thefounding team, and they began building thebusiness plan that would lead to Akamaisinception.7
  • 8.  Entrepreneurship Competition:- In 1998, thegroup entered the esteemed annual MIT $50KEntrepreneurship Competition, where thecompanys business proposition was selectedas one of six finalists among 100 entries. Thedistinction signaled that Internet contentdelivery had serious market potential. License :-Akamai obtained an exclusivelicense to certain intellectual property fromMIT, and development efforts began in thefall of 1998.8
  • 9.  Together, these computer scientists andexperienced Internet professionals foundedAkamai, a company dedicated to ending the"World Wide Wait" through intelligentInternet content delivery. The company launched commercial service inApril 1999 and announced that one of theworlds most trafficked Webproperties, Yahoo!, was a charter customer.9
  • 10.  In late 1998 and early 1999, a group ofexperienced Internet business professionalsbegan to join this founding team. Paul Sagan who was a former President of TimeInc. New Media, a founder of Road Runner cablemodem service and who helped launch NY 1News, became chief operating officer andeventually president of Akamai Technologies. George Conrades, former chairman and chiefexecutive officer of BBN Corp. and senior vicepresident of U.S. Operations for IBM, assumedthe helm as chief executive officer a few monthslater.10
  • 11.  Akamai provides products and services that enable theworld’s leading enterprises and government agencies toextend and control their e-business infrastructure. Having deployed the world’s largest, globally-distributedcomputing platform, Akamai ensures the highest levels ofavailability, reliability, security, and performance ofnetworked information and applications delivery between the origin and thedestination of any e-business process. Akamai’s industry-leading products and services,matchedwith world-class customer care, are used by hundreds ofsuccessful enterprises, government entities, and Web businesses around the globe.11
  • 12.  Security:- More than 2,000 enterprises trustAkamai to make the Internet a safe, Reliability:-Reliable place to do business. As aconsumer you’ve probably used our technologywithout even knowing it. Easy Use:- If you’ve ever checked sportsscores, booked a hotel, tracked an order, orwatched a movie trailer online. Chances of Improvement:-professional lookingto improve the performance and reliability ofyour Website, content, and applications, you’llfind yourself in very good company when youwork with Akamai.12
  • 13.  Media & Entertainment:-Serves content for 5 of thetop 6 online music sites, 29 of the top 30 media/entertainmentcompanies Business Services:-Leaders in information services likeThomson Reuters, and comScore rely on Akamai to providecustomers with reliable access. Financial Services:-Protects and enables transactions forCharles Schwab, E*TRADE, Easy-Forex and other top institutions.Gaming:-Enables delivery of gaming content for next-generation consoles from Nintendo, and helps many othercompanies to meet gamers. Hotel & Travel:-Handles online bookings for world’s largesthotel firm & big brands like Expedia, Marriott, & Travelocity.Insurance:-Six of the top ten US insurance companies rely onAkamai.13
  • 14.  Health Care & Life SciencesLeading life sciencescompanies like Merck, Phase Forward and Medidatarely on Akamai to reach clinicians and patientsworldwide. Manufacturing & AutomotiveTrusted by all of thetop auto makers – Toyota, GM, Audi, BMW, and more. Public SectorEnables online operations for 10 of theworld’s governments, all branches of the USMilitary, and many other agencies Enables $100 billion in annual e-commerce revenue;used by over 85% of the top online retailers. Software and TechnologyUsed by all of the top 5anti-virus companies to distribute software online.14
  • 15.  Logitech Implements AkamaiEdgeComputingSMfor Java to Extend Marketing-Driven, Promotional Contest.Akamai routinely delivers between fifteenand thirty percent of all Webtraffic, reaching more than 4 Terabits persecond.15
  • 16.  Logitech wanted to ensure a positive userexperience during the entire promotionalevent. This meant that all of our affectedsites had to be available and work aspromised during peak loads. Extending their infrastructure acrossAkamai’s platform saved significant coststhat would have been necessary inpurchasing new equipment, re-negotiatingtheir ISP contract essentially upgrading theirentire infrastructure all to handle thetraffic, representing over 72 million pageviews presented during the event.‖16
  • 17.  18,000 Servers World-Wide Akamai has over 18,000 servers world-wide that support edgecaching and computing. AF utilizes a secure ―slice‖ of the Akamai network ~1,000 servers 1,100+ Networks Situated on the Internet’s 1,100+ top networks and networkpeering points Transaction delivery latency <0.35 seconds Unique ability to ―bridge‖ ISP back-bones when: Networks go down Network congestion occurs Virus, Worm, Hacker, or other malicious activity isdetected17
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  • 20. 20Random scanning and wormtraffic blocked – sharplyreducing false positives atthe IDSLegitimate trafficserved from the edge(DNS, HTTP, SSL, Streaming)Firewall will only allowAkamai traffic into theoriginIncreased levels ofbackground attacktraffic reported in theAkamai Portal
  • 21.  Future Uses:-Akamai’s growth prospects forthe long term. Ease for customers:-Their approach tohelping customers solve the challenges ofcloud computing, HD entertainment, andonline advertising will make a valuableorganisation. Online Business:-The next wave of growthonline. Their focus in 2013-14 will be tocontinue to invest for the future to helpcustomers drive the success of their onlinebusinesses.21
  • 22.  Preserve Environment:-As prepare for thisgrowth and the positive impact, it will haveon Akamai’s business, it is reflecting on, andtaking steps to ameliorate, the impact thattheir business operations have on theenvironment. Global Co-operation:-This importantprocess, part of responsibility as a globalcorporation, is why they initiated the AkamaiSustainability Initiative to organize andimprove upon their earlier sustainabilityefforts.22
  • 23.  http://www.akamai.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akamai_Technologies Laudon And Laudon23
  • 24. Thankyou24

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