Akamai State of the Internet / Connectivity Report: Q4 2016 by Akamai Technologies

Akamai State of the Internet / Connectivity Report: Q4 2016

byAkamai Technologies

Kobo ebook | March 6, 2017

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Akamai’s globally distributed Intelligent Platform™ allows us to gather massive amounts of data on many metrics including Internet connection speeds, network connectivity/availability issues, and IPv6 adoption progress as well as traffic patterns across leading web properties and digital media providers. Each quarter, Akamai publishes the State of the Internet Report based on this data.

This quarter’s report includes data gathered from across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ during the first quarter of 2016, covering Internet connection speeds and broadband adoption metrics across both fixed and mobile networks as well as trends seen in this data over time. In addition, the report includes insight into the state of IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 adoption, Internet events and disruptions that occurred during the quarter, mobile browser usage trends, and observations from Akamai partner Ericsson regarding data and voice traffic growth on mobile networks.

Data on attack traffic seen across the Akamai platform and insights into high-profile security vulnerabilities and attacks are now published in a separate State of the Internet/Security Report. The quarterly security report provides timely information about the origins, tactics, types, and targets of cyberattacks, including quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year attack traffic trends as well as case studies highlighting emerging cybersecurity issues. The State of the Internet/Security Report can be found at https://www.akamai.com/stateoftheinternet-security.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. The globally distributed Akamai Intelligent Platform™ delivers more than 2 trillion Internet interactions and defends against multiple DDoS and cyber attacks each day. Akamai is publicly traded (NASDAQ: AKAM) with 2014 annual revenue of 1.96 billion, up 24 percent year-over-year. Akamai has 5,900+ current employees. Akamai has deployed the most pervasive, highly distributed content delivery network (CDN) with more than 200,000 servers in over 110 countries and within more than 1,400 networks around the world. Akamai is Trusted by: One out of every three Global 500® companies (Source: List compiled by Fortune Magazine) The top 30 media & entertainment companies All 20 top global e-commerce sites Ninety-seven of the top 100 online U.S. retailers (Source: Internet Retailer Magazine) All branches of the U.S. military More than 150 of the world's leading news portals Eight of the top 10 U.S online brokers (Source: Smart Money) Eight of the top 10 U.S asset management firms (Source: Institutional Investor) Ten of the top 10 P&C insurance carriers (Source: A.M. Best) Nine of the top 10 largest newspapers Eight of top 10 online publishers Nine out of 10 top social media sites Three of the top 5 semiconductor companies Thirteen of the top 15 largest auto manufacturers Nine of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies Six of the top seven computer manufacturers All of the top anti-virus companies Four of the top five online auction companies All major U.S. sports leagues Akamai is Proven: Akamai delivers between 15-30% of all Web traffic. Akamai delivers daily Web traffic reaching more than 30 Terabits per second. Akamai delivers over 2 trillion daily Internet interactions. Akamai helps securely enable more than $250 billion in annual e-commerce for its online retail customers. The top online music stores have sold billions of songs… and counting… delivered via the Akamai platform. Akamai is Innovative: Akamai has the most pervasive content delivery network (CDN) - more than 200,000 servers in over 110 countries and within more than 1,400 networks around the world. Eighty-five percent of the world's Internet users are within a single "network hop" of an Akamai CDN server. Akamai has led the effort to develop open initiatives, such as Edge Side Includes. Akamai has hundreds of issued patents. Akamai can optimize web performance for any customer's web environment, no matter how sophisticated. Corporate Accolades: 2013 NATIONAL TOP WORKPLACE Akamai recognized by WorkplaceDynamics as a Top 150 national workplace in largest survey of its kind 2012 "Top Places to Work" The Boston Globe ranked Akamai as 14th among the area's largest employers. Akamai was the highest-ranking software company in the category 2011 "50 MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES" Akamai named one of the world's "Most Innovative Companies" by MIT's Tech Review 2011 TOP 20 CLOUD SOFTWARE & APPS VENDOR Akamai named by CRN Magazine as one of the "Top 20 Cloud Software & Apps Vendors of 2011"

Title:Akamai State of the Internet / Connectivity Report: Q4 2016Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 6, 2017Publisher:Akamai TechnologiesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1619846276

ISBN - 13:9781619846272

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