|By PR Newswire||
|August 14, 2014 06:30 AM EDT||
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai® Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, today announced the company has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan with its Customer Value Leadership Award for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Mitigation.
According to Frost & Sullivan, "Akamai offers a valuable solution for DDoS mitigation in the form of its Kona Site Defender service. Frost & Sullivan's independent analysis of the DDoS Mitigation market clearly shows that the Kona solution reduces restrictive requirements that customers face, such as large capital expenses, lack of security expertise, and lack of resources. Whether as part of a DDoS mitigation strategy or a broader Web security strategy, Akamai services provide a high level of value to its customers."
"Online businesses face a variety of security threats every day, with DDoS regularly at the top of that list," explained Stuart Scholly, senior vice president and general manager, Security Business Unit, Akamai. "Being recognized for the value we provide our customers as part of their DDoS mitigation strategies is important validation of our continuing dedication to making the Internet as secure as possible for business."
The Frost & Sullivan assessment of Akamai DDoS mitigation solutions further states that, "the Kona Site Defender service offers a number of deployment choices and flexibility that meet customer needs. Akamai's cloud-based DDoS mitigation service is in line with normal traffic and can be deployed quickly as it does not require hardware and software deployments. Furthermore, in 2014, Akamai acquired a pure-play provider of DDoS mitigation services named Prolexic. The addition of Prolexic services to the Akamai Web security portfolio provides customers with additional usage options."
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that demonstrates excellence in implementing strategies that proactively create value for its customers with a focus on improving the return on investment (ROI) that customers make in its services or products. This award recognizes the company's leadership in enhancing the value that its customers receive, beyond simply good customer service, leading to improved customer retention and, ultimately, customer base expansion.
Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for outstanding achievement in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research.
The full Frost & Sullivan assessment of Akamai's DDoS mitigation solutions can be found at http://www.akamai.com/html/ms/frost-and-sullivan-customer-service-leadership-award-ddos-mitigation-2014.html.
Akamai® is the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.
SOURCE Akamai Technologies, Inc.
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