Overview

Akamai provides market-leading managed services for powering video, dynamic transactions, and applications online. The alternative to centralized Web Infrastructure, Akamai's global network of tens of thousands of distributed servers provides the scale, reliability, insight and performance for businesses to succeed online.

Public-sector organizations are increasingly turning to Net-centric solutions as a means to deliver their mission-critical content and applications. Akamai currently offers worldwide managed services to federal, state, local, and education government agencies, providing an effective, reliable, integrated, flexible, and comprehensive set of solutions that allow them to deliver on their mission goals and consistently deliver mission-critical applications under all conditions. Akamai's self-healing, fully redundant global platform allows you to seamlessly consolidate your mission-critical infrastructure while simultaneously reducing costs, allowing your organization to do more with less.

Carahsoft and Akamai have teamed together to provide you with all of the tools you need for content delivery, application performance management, and streaming media services.

A Global Platform:

  • 147,000+ servers
  • 1,200+ networks
  • 650+ cities
  • 92 countries

Accelerating:

  • 30+ million hits per second
  • 2+ trillion deliveries per day
  • 10+ million concurrent streams
  • 20+ terabits per second

Delivering 250,000+ Domains

  • 97 of the top 100 U.S.
  • internet retailers
  • 9 of the top 10 banks
  • All U.S. military branches
  • 14 of the 15 cabinet-level
  • U.S. Government agencies
  • Akamai Solutions
    • Cloud
      • Akamai’s global Intelligent PlatformTM provides strong support for both public and private cloud initiatives.
    • Web & Mobile
      • Grow revenue opportunities with fast, personalized web experiences, and optimize your web site for mobile users.
    • Security
      • Delivering unmatched cloud security solutions that offer protection from increasingly large and sophisticated web attacks.
    • Media
      • Engage audiences with superior quality video, solve the challenges of multi-device consumption and reinvent the software distribution channel.

Products

  • Web Performance Solutions
    • Ion: Situational optimizations based on device, network and browser
    • Dynamic Site Accelerator: Network optimizations to deliver rich, dynamically generated content
    • Fast DNS: DNS resolution that is fast, reliable and secure
    • Global Traffic Management: Global load balancing across multi data center and cloud environments
    • IP Application Accelerator: Fast throughput for IP-enabled business processes
  • Delivery Solutions
    • Adaptive Media Delivery: Adaptive bitratestreaming that optimizes video quality and audience engagement
    • Download Delivery: Software downloadoptimization and tools that improve adoption and completion rates
    • Dynamic Site Delivery: Whole page delivery foroffloading web sites
    • Media Services: Simplify live and on-demandvideo workflow with transcoding, digital rights management, and streampackaging
    • Media Analytics: Comprehensive analytics measureonline video quality and audience behavior
    • NetStorage: Globally distributed cloud-basedstorage solution to maximize delivery performance
  • Cloud Security Solutions
    • Kona Site Defender (Managed & Self-Service): Multi-layered defense to protect websites against increasing threat, sophistication and scale of attacks
    • Bot Manager: Advanced strategies to detect and manage the business and IT impact of bot traffic
    • Prolexic Routed: Defense for protecting all data center infrastructure against large, complex DDoS attacks
    • Site Shield: Origin defense by cloaking web infrastructure and reducing vulnerability
    • Fast DNS: DNS resolution that is fast, reliable and secure
    • Client Reputation: IP based intelligence scoring based on prior attack activities

FedRAMP

The Akamai globally distributed intelligent platform provides delivery benefits for all content types – HTML, images, dynamic Web 2.0, SSL, live and on-demand streaming media. The Akamai solution provides 100% availability, significant performance benefits, and scalable on-demand network. Akamai also offers Luna Control Center (customer portal), NetStorage, Edgecomputing, Enhanced DNS, DNSSEC, IPv6, and “always-on” defenses for maximum protection of uptime of customer’s Web sites. Additional Akamai services can be integrated to offer a robust set of defenses against a variety of attack vectors that threaten complex Web infrastructures.

For more information, please check out FedRAMP's website.

Contracts

GSA Schedule Contracts

GSA Schedule 70

GSA Schedule 70 GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y Term: December 20, 2011- June 17, 2017


SEWP Contracts

SEWP V

Contract Number: Group A Small: NNG15SC03B Group D Other Than Small: NNG15SC27B Term: May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2020


State & Local Contracts

City of Seattle Contract

Contract #0000003265 Term: June 17, 2017

CMAS

Contract # CMAS 3-12-70-2247E Term: through September 30, 2017

Fairfax County IT Hardware, Software, & Services

Virginia- Fairfax County CONTRACT EXPIRATION: October 4, 2020 (with 5 option years)

Florida - Palm Beach County

Through April 30, 2019

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA)

Term: through May 31, 2018 (with 2 option renewal years)

Ohio State Contract- 534354

Contract # 534354 Term: June 17, 2017

Orange County National IPA Co-Op

Through May 31, 2020 (with 2 option years)

VASCUPP

Contract Number: UVA1482501 Contract Term: May 2, 2014– June 17, 2017


Events

Resources

Got HTTPS? The United States Chief Information Officer has drafted a memo mandating the delivery of all Federal websites via HTTPS to allay privacy and security concerns. Akamai’s Secure Delivery Platform is uniquely positioned to help the Federal sites in all three branches scale to meet this c...

Military personnel need to be able to access and interact with TAMIS at any time, from any place. As the Army added new and more functionality to TAMIS, it began seeing performance issues. “While we anticipated thousands of users from day one, we experienced problems when so many users started ...

The GCSS-AF (Global Combat Support System – Air Force) Portal has leveraged Akamai’s secure, globally distributed Cloud platform since December, 2004. Akamai defends GCSSAF’s Enterprise web infrastructure from malicious activity, and provides seamless, on-demand, scaling without sacrificing...

In December 2010, the U.S. Chief Information Officer (CIO) released “A 25-Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal IT Management,” as part of a comprehensive effort to increase the operational efficiency of federal technology assets. One element of the 25-Point Plan is for agencies to shift t...

rates, and even improved SEO rankings. Indeed, as little as a few tenths of a second can make a difference. Unfortunately, understanding Web site performance is no small task, particularly as the Internet and the applications running across it become more and more complex. Today, a surprisingly l...

View this infographic to learn 5 steps to mitigate threats.

The Census Bureau leveraged Akamai’s Cloud solution to handle their traffic spikes during the Census 2010 campaign. While providing on-demand scalability to handle the surge in traffic, Akamai also provided significant performance improvements and offloaded over 95% of the hits from the Census ...

The Department of Defense (DoD) runs a variety of sites geared toward different constituents and topics, with DefenseLINK (www.defenselink.mil) serving as the official DoD Web site and the starting point for finding U.S. military information online. DefenseLINK first went on-line in October 1994, wh...

This paper describes how Akamai’s cloud services can help customers drive down costs, improve sustainability and provide an enhanced level of service, performance, availability and security for your web programs. It demonstrates how Akamai is a key component to your Federal cloud initiatives.

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has implemented a managed service version of the commercial Akamai Content Delivery network onto the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) known as the Global Information Grid (GIG) Content Delivery Service (GCDS). GCDS provides a scalable, flexible...