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


  • 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.


  • 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


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.


GSA Schedule Contracts

GSA Schedule 70

GSA Schedule 70 GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y Term: December 20, 2011- December 19, 2021

SEWP Contracts


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: December 19, 2021


Contract # CMAS 3-12-70-2247E Term: through March 31, 2022

Fairfax County IT Hardware, Software, & Services

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

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA - TCPN)

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

Ohio State Contract- 534354

Contract # 534354 Term: December 19, 2021

Orange County National IPA Co-Op

Through May 31, 2020 (with 2 option years)


Contract Number: UVA1482501 Contract Term: May 2, 2014– December 19, 2021



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