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Akamai Technologies is a company providing solutions for securing, delivering, and optimizing content and business applications over the Internet. It offers cloud security, enterprise security, web and mobile performance, media delivery, and carrier solutions. The company serves media companies, online retailers, governments, financial institutions, and other enterprises.

TypePublic
Founded1998
HQCambridge, MA, US
Websiteakamai.com
Employee Ratings4.5
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)8,275
Job Openings390
Revenue (FY, 2020)$3.2 B(+11%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$111.9
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Akamai

Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Director
Rick McConnell

Rick McConnell

President & General Manager, Security Technology Group
Robert Blumofe

Robert Blumofe

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Adam Karon

Adam Karon

Chief Operating Officer & General Manager, Edge Technology Group
Aaron Ahola

Aaron Ahola

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Monique Bonner

Monique Bonner

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
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Akamai Office Locations

Akamai has offices in Cambridge, Atlanta, Bellevue, Chicago and in 53 other locations
Cambridge, MA, US (HQ)
145 Broadway
Atlanta, GA, US
3715 Northside Pky NW #200-150
Bellevue, WA, US
1100 112th Ave NE
Chicago, IL, US
444 Michigan Avenue
Denver, CO, US
Johns Manville Plaza, 717 17th St #600
Fort Lauderdale, FL, US
200 E Las Olas Blvd #900
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Akamai Financials and Metrics

Akamai Revenue

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Akamai's revenue was reported to be $3.2 b in FY, 2020 which is a 10.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2021)

852.8m

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

532.8m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

62.5%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

156.5m

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

199.4m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

18.2b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

111.9

Cash (30-Jun-2021)

581.1m

EV

20.5b
Akamai's current market capitalization is $18.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.7b2.9b3.2b

Revenue growth, %

8%7%11%

Cost of goods sold

953.5m987.6m1.1b

Gross profit

1.8b1.9b2.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

706.5m705.1m709.9m764.3m794.7m792.8m842.7m852.8m

Cost of goods sold

240.7m242.2m246.9m268.6m276.8m283.4m306.7m320.0m

Gross profit

465.8m462.9m463.0m495.7m517.9m509.4m536.0m532.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

66%66%65%65%65%64%64%62%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.0b393.7m352.9m

Accounts Receivable

479.9m551.9m660.1m

Prepaid Expenses

163.4m142.7m171.4m

Current Assets

2.5b2.2b1.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Cash

688.7m515.9m738.5m384.1m572.3m742.5m456.8m581.1m

Accounts Receivable

429.9m523.4m516.7m613.8m644.7m630.4m666.5m656.6m

Prepaid Expenses

170.4m178.9m167.0m151.5m175.7m168.8m206.8m180.2m

Current Assets

1.8b1.7b2.3b2.0b2.2b2.2b2.2b2.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

298.4m478.0m557.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

434.5m440.7m478.4m

Accounts Payable

42.2m8.8m39.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.0b1.1b1.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

107.1m221.0m358.9m123.1m285.1m443.7m155.7m312.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

108.2m214.3m324.9m116.2m231.8m350.7m131.5m269.2m

Accounts Payable

(85.4m)(52.8m)(29.4m)(27.5m)(47.4m)49.8m(73.0m)(83.1m)

Cash From Operating Activities

160.9m478.8m776.2m223.2m521.9m923.9m249.8m627.9m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

28.9 x

EV/CFO

10.4 x

Revenue/Employee

361.0k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x

P/E Ratio

34.7
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Akamai Operating Metrics

FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Networks

1.7 k1.5 k1.4 k

Servers Deployed

200 k200 k200 k200 k250 k300 k325 k325 k325 k325 k

Patents (US)

375500

Countries

130130130130130130130130130130130
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Akamai Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
InverseFebruary 28, 2021$17.1 m
Asavie TechnologiesOctober 27, 2020
ChameleonXOctober 09, 2019$20 m
krypt.coSeptember 23, 2019
ExcedaSeptember 10, 2019
JanrainJanuary 07, 2019
NominumOctober 11, 2017
Soha SystemsOctober 04, 2017
SOASTAMarch 29, 2017
CyberfendDecember 19, 2016
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Akamai Revenue Breakdown

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Akamai revenue breakdown by business segment: 47.9% from Media Division and 52.1% from Web Division

Akamai revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 44.4% from International and 55.6% from U.S.

Human Capital Metrics

Source: www.sec.gov
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Akamai Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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Akamai Online and Social Media Presence

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Akamai Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    73/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    79/100

  • Compensation

    A

    82/100

  • Diversity

    B

    73/100

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Akamai News and Updates

Akamai launches new, on-demand learning platform for customers

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, today announces the launch of Learn Akamai, a free, on-demand learning platform designed to help customers...

Akamai Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021

Akamai Edge DNS outage knocks out multiple major websites

The apparent cause of the disruption was reported at about 11 a.m. EDT by Akamai Technologies Inc., an internet security and content delivery giant, which confirmed it was “aware of an emerging issue with the Edge DNS service.”

Optus Enterprise And Akamai Provide Australian Self-Service Secure Platform For Cellular IoT Solutions

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, today announces the launch of the Optus IoTFlex platform, a secure access service for cellular IoT applications and solutions, created in partnership with Optus Enterprise

Akamai Technologies To Hold Second Quarter 2021 Investor Conference Call On Tuesday, August 3, At 4:30 PM ET

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, announced today that the company will hold a conference call for investors on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. ET. The call will include the company’s second quarter 20…

Video Game Industry Faced Highest Growth In Cyberattacks During Pandemic

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, today released research showing that cyberattack traffic targeting the video game industry grew more than any other industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Akama…
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Akamai Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Akamai founded?

    Akamai was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Akamai key executives?

    Akamai's key executives are Tom Leighton, Rick McConnell and Robert Blumofe.

  • How many employees does Akamai have?

    Akamai has 8,275 employees.

  • What is Akamai revenue?

    Latest Akamai annual revenue is $3.2 b.

  • What is Akamai revenue per employee?

    Latest Akamai revenue per employee is $386.5 k.

  • Who are Akamai competitors?

    Competitors of Akamai include zvelo, PerimeterX and Kingsoft Cloud.

  • Where is Akamai headquarters?

    Akamai headquarters is located at 145 Broadway, Cambridge.

  • Where are Akamai offices?

    Akamai has offices in Cambridge, Atlanta, Bellevue, Chicago and in 53 other locations.

  • How many offices does Akamai have?

    Akamai has 57 offices.