GGN’S Akamai Partnership Allows International Expansion and Market Penetration
We proudly announce that the Global Good Network is officially serving content through Akamai Networks. Akamai helps the worlds major businesses and content websites deliver their content to users faster by storing local copies of it on a server close by to that user. With over 100,000 servers around the World including third world countries they are able to increase the performance and load time of all of our websites in the Global Good Network as well as those of our partners. The Olympics and Presidential elections are able to be streamed all over the world due to firms like Akamai that can help mass distribute content close to users,
Akamai delivers 20% of the worlds’ content over the web. From your favorite e-commerce websites such as Amazon to your favorite social networks like Facebook and Twitter, they all utilize Akamai. Major companies can save money on technology when firms like Akamai that can handle millions of users on behalf. When this happens Fortune 500 companies don’t have to spend millions having backup capacity and technology in case they have a mass spike in traffic.
Videos and other content assets such as images and site addons download at blazing fast speed to customers browsers enabling our sites to “pop” no matter where they are viewed around the world.
After years of research, conference calls, and negotiating with Akamai we were able to come to mutually acceptable and beneficial terms to strike a content acceleration deal. Many services from Akamai are being provided above and beyond their basic dynamic site delivery services to protect and scale Global Good Networks, well Internationally. –Josh Bois Co-Founder Global Good Networks
The official deal was signed in late July and has now been completely integrated into the main content and business web properties within our network.
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Akamai Technologies, Inc. ( /ˈɑːkəmaɪ/; NASDAQ: AKAM) is an Internet content delivery network headquartered inCambridge, Massachusetts, US. Akamai’s Network is one of the world’s largest distributed computing platforms. The company was founded in 1998 by then-MIT graduate student Daniel M. Lewin, and MIT Applied Mathematics professorTom Leighton. Lewin was killed aboard American Airlines flight 11 which crashed in the September 11 attacks of 2001. Leighton still serves as Akamai’s Chief Scientist.
Akamai is a Hawaiian word meaning smart or intelligent with connotations of insightful, wise or skillful.
|Traded as||NASDAQ: AKAM
S&P 500 Component
Daniel M. Lewin
|Headquarters||Cambridge, Massachusetts, US|
|Key people||George H. Conrades
Paul L. Sagan
(CEO & President)
|Revenue||US$ 1.16 billion (2011)|
|Operating income||US$ 290.65 million(2011)|
|Net income||US$ 200.90 million(2011)|
|Employees||2380 (December 2011)|