Akamai provides solutions for delivering, optimizing and securing content and business applications over the Internet. At the core of our solutions is our globally-distributed Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform, which is designed to help our customers leverage the power and reach of the Internet while protecting them from malicious threats to their business. We deploy servers and technology at the "edge" of the Internet - establishing touch points on its perimeter in more than 130 countries and 1,700 networks around the world. This approach affords us unique insight and visibility into traffic volumes, attack patterns, vulnerabilities and other activities across this complex cloud of networks and systems. Leveraging these insights and our position at the edge, we offer our customers solutions designed to protect them from threats and attacks, while empowering them to engage, entertain and interact with end-users; extend their internal systems beyond their corporate perimeters to control access and better leverage the cloud; and help them avoid the burden of navigating and managing the web's complexity.
We believe that the edge is the next frontier of digital business - the intersection of users, digital technology and transactions, cloud computing and entertainment - and that our security, performance and delivery solutions can enable our customers to take advantage of the opportunities this intersection creates.
The technology landscape is rapidly evolving, driving businesses to want to enhance their digital capabilities to improve productivity, transform customer experiences, increase brand awareness and drive competitive advantage.