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Overview

    Akamai provides the world’s best and most secure digital experiences—giving you the edge. Their globally distributed intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from enterprise to the cloud. This allows customers and their businesses to be fast, smart, and secure. They keep decisions, apps, and experiences closer to the user than anyone—keeping attacks and threats far away. Your existing cloud solutions will be extended to deliver superior user experiences that are instantaneous, rich and above all create lasting business value.

    With Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, and OTT solutions you’re supported by unmatched customer service and 24/7/365 monitoring.

    It’s the competitive edge you need to transform your businesses. To accelerate and secure your multi-cloud world. And to own your digital future.

    Uncompromised Security

    When it comes to your digital experiences, security is non-negotiable. As the largest distributed platform operating at the edge of the Internet, Akamai provides a defensive shield built to protect your websites, mobile infrastructures, and API-driven requests. Via 24/7 monitoring, we collect and analyze terabytes of attack data, billions of bot requests, and hundreds of millions of IP addresses to solidify your defenses—keeping you informed. Innovation never stops to stay ahead of the latest threats including malware, phishing, data exfiltration, DDoS, and other advanced attacks.

    This commitment to security is why Akamai is trusted by the most security-conscious industries. So you can worry less about cyber attacks and more on growing your business.

    Everywhere and All the Time

    With the unparalleled scale and resiliency of more than 240,000 servers in over 130 countries, you get uninterrupted customer experiences, intelligence to optimize devices, and a capacity to move huge volumes of data and content—whether broadcasting to the largest audiences or personalizing for each individual user.

    Even when the stakes are highest—when you’ve got one chance to get it right, when the world is watching—the size and reliability of the Akamai cloud delivery platform means delivering your critical content with consistency, quality, and security across every device, every time.

    Service That Never Sleeps

    Today’s digital world is fast-paced with demanding users and customers. You need the best people by your side as you navigate your digital journey. Akamai has over 20 years of experience and a team of more than 1,900 experts supporting you with strategic expertise, comprehensive outsourcing, proactive monitoring, and responsive troubleshooting. Whether it’s in the middle of the afternoon or middle of the night, Akamai’s team thrives on helping your digital business keep its competitive edge, 24/7, every day of the year.

    Trusted by the Best

    Their commitment to security and performance is the reason Akamai’s cloud delivery platform is trusted by industry leaders all over the world.

    · 46 of the top 50 online retailers in the U.S. and Canada

    · 121 Agencies of the US Federal Government with FEDRAMP

    · 7 of the top 10 European online retailers

    · 47 of the top 50 television networks in the US

    · 18 of the largest asset managers

    · 7 of the top 10 world’s largest banks

    · 7 of the top 10 world’s largest insurance carriers

    · 7 of the top 10 world’s largest newspapers

    Akamai isn’t part of the edge—they are the edge.

Business Continuity Assistance Program

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This sudden increase in remote users is a challenge for many of our customers. Corporate VPN setups are
typically not scoped for large numbers of off-site workers, and scaling access is expensive, slow, and
complicated for most businesses.

Akamai’s enterprise security solutions can be globally deployed in less than 15 minutes to secure and
manage remote access.

View how the solution fits into your current architecture.

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Start today with a free 60-day self-service period of our Enterprise Application Access solution.

Or contact us if you need help with your implementation. Our Enterprise Security Specialist team will
conduct a rapid review of your remote user requirements and project scope. Together, we will determine
how we can assist you.

To see what self-service implementation entails, watch the five-minute demo video. To speak with an
Enterprise Security Specialist, complete the form below:

 

 

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Secure Remote Access

Akamai Enterprise Application Access enables you to securely provision remote access to the right applications, helping you to maintain business continuity while still enforcing appropriate security controls.

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Universal Threat Protection

Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector provides you with visibility into user and endpoint activity, regardless of location, allowing you to block malicious requests and enforce AUPs, comprehensively protecting your business.

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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 Content Delivery Network provides a 100% available platform to improve the performance and customer experience of your web content while providing robust security protections for your infrastructure – all at the edge of the internet and at an unmatched global scale. Akamai’s solutions are configured through the Luna customer portal or via APIs to automate your workflows. Akamai Intelligent Platform infrastructure solutions included in the JAB authorized boundary are the Secure Content Delivery Network with robust content caching and security features, NetStorage replicated cloud storage, Media Services Live for highly scalable live and on-demand streaming, Global Traffic Management internet centric load balancing and traffic optimization, and the FastDNS enterprise DNSSEC enabled DNS solution.

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

Demo Desk

Akamai Demo Desk

With Akamai Specialist Andrew Balluck

Interested in advanced threat protection at the DNS layer? Well you're in luck!

 

Our team here at Carahsoft will help you understand how you can proactively protect the enterprise with Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector. Join us every week (or when you can) for a 30-minute demo to get all of your security questions answered.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to reach out to Andrew Balluck at Andrew.Balluck@carahsoft.com

Join us for Upcoming Sessions!

Contracts

Federal

GSA Schedule 70

GS-35F-0119Y
Dec 20, 2011- Dec 19, 2021

SEWP V

NNG15SC03B/NNG15SC27B
May 01, 2015- Apr 30, 2025

ITES-SW

W52P1J-15-D-0008
Mar 03, 2015- Aug 10, 2020
*Additional Option Years Available

State and Local

CMAS

3-12-70-2247E
Aug 28, 2012- Mar 31, 2022

City of Seattle Contract

0000003265
Jul 11, 2014- Dec 19, 2021

Department of General Services PA - Symantec

4400004253
May 01, 2009- Dec 19, 2021

Fairfax County IT Hardware, Software, & Services

4400006323
Oct 04, 2015- Dec 04, 2021
*Additional Option Years Available

Kentucky COT - NASPO

MA7581700001211
Jun 21, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

NASPO ValuePoint

AR2472
Oct 14, 2016- Sep 15, 2026

Orange County National IPA Co-Op

MA-017-16010236
Jun 01, 2015- May 31, 2021

Pennsylvania COSTARS-6 IT Software Contract

COSTARS-006-176
Aug 31, 2017- Aug 31, 2021

State of Alabama Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

MA 999 190000000277
Jun 10, 2019- Sep 16, 2026

State of Alaska Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

NVP-2018-CLOUD-0002
Aug 07, 2017- Sep 16, 2026

State of Arkansas Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

4600040559
Jul 01, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of California Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

7-17-70-40-05
Sep 15, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of Delaware Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

GSS177930CLOUD_SOL
Jun 30, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of Florida Department of Management Services Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

43230000-NASPO-16-ACS
Aug 01, 2017- Sep 30, 2020

State of Hawaii Cloud Solutions Contract - NASPO

17-18
Jul 01, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of Indiana Contract

0000000000000000000021430
Aug 01, 2017- Jul 31, 2021

State of Kansas Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

0000000000000000000043262
Jul 01, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of Louisiana Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

4400010663
Mar 03, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of Minnesota Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

128340
Aug 16, 2017- Sep 16, 2026

State of Missouri Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

CT170457009
Apr 21, 2018- Sep 10, 2026

State of Nebraska Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

78128 O4
Jul 19, 2017- Sep 16, 2026

State of Nevada Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

AR2472
Jun 15, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of New Mexico Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

80-00018-00046AE
May 10, 2018- Sep 16, 2026

State of New Mexico Contract

80-000-18-00002
Aug 01, 2017- Aug 01, 2021

State of Oklahoma Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

SW1022C
May 17, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

State of Washington Cloud Solutions Contract- NASPO

05116
Jul 17, 2017- Sep 15, 2026

Texas DIR-TSO-4288

DIR-TSO-4288
Feb 22, 2019- Feb 21, 2021
*Additional Option Years Available

Education

Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)

MC15-04
Aug 10, 2019- Jun 30, 2022

The Quilt

MSA - 05012019F
Apr 01, 2016- Apr 30, 2022

VASCUPP

UVA1482501
May 02, 2014- Dec 19, 2021

Events

Archived Events

Resources

Case Study

Learn how the Douglas Omaha Technology Commission leveraged Akamai’s experienced professional services team and avoided common WAF implementation stumbling blocks.

Since deploying the Akamai solutions, the Virginia Department of Elections reduced its server load by 100% and handled a 200% increase in average traffic volume during the June primary election without a hitch.

Datasheet

When a DDoS attack strikes, panic ensues. Having a DDoS mitigation plan in place will make the difference between hours or days of organization-wide chaos and an orderly and timely response that keeps business as usual. Follow these steps to develop a DDoS mitigation plan for your organization.

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...

Industry Study

The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018 report emphasizes the importance of deploying a WAF prepared to defend against attacks still unknown by developers.

Learn how a WAF like Akamai’s can provide improved, easily managed security while respecting your data privacy requirements.

Infographic

Understand the ins and outs of Akamai's Zero Trust Model with this infographic.

Product Brief

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