Akamai is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device. The Company helps enterprises accelerate innovation in the hyperconnected world by removing the complexities of technology so the client can focus on driving your business faster forward. Akamai enables enterprises to capitalize on market opportunities presented by trends like mobile and cloud while overcoming the challenges presented by security threats and the need to reach users globally.
Type
Public
HQ
Cambridge, US
Founded
1998
Size (employees)
6,490 (est)
Website
akamai.com
Akamai was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, US
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Key People/Management at Akamai

Tom Leighton

Tom Leighton

Chief Executive Officer
Rick McConnell

Rick McConnell

President & General Manager, Web Division
Jim Benson

Jim Benson

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Robert Blumofe

Robert Blumofe

Executive Vice President, Platform & General Manager, Enterprise Division
James Gemmell

James Gemmell

Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Adam Karon

Adam Karon

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Media and Carrier Division
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Akamai Office Locations

Akamai has offices in Da’an District, Kuala Lumpur, Chuo, Kita-ku and in 56 other locations
Cambridge, US (HQ)
150 Broadway
Atlanta, US
3715 Northside Pky NW #200-150
Atlanta, US
300 3715 Northside Pkwy NW
Bellevue, US
1100 112th Ave NE
Bellevue, US
15500 SE 30th Place Suite 100
Chicago, US
444 Michigan Avenue
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Akamai Financials and Metrics

Akamai Financials

Akamai's revenue was reported to be $2.50 b in FY, 2017 which is a 7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

668.7 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

433.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

64.9%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

53.7 m

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

68.6 m

Market capitalization (15-May-2018)

13 b

Closing share price (15-May-2018)

76.3

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

363.7 m
Akamai's current market capitalization is $13 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

2 b2.2 b2.3 b2.5 b

Revenue growth, %

24%12%6%7%

Cost of goods sold

610.9 m725.6 m809 m875.8 m

Gross profit

1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

238.7 m289.5 m324.2 m313.4 m

Accounts Receivable

329.6 m380.4 m368.6 m459.1 m

Prepaid Expenses

129 m123.2 m104.3 m137.8 m

Current Assets

1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

332.6 m257.4 m256.5 m312.9 m326.6 m381.8 m522.3 m352.5 m368.2 m363.7 m

Accounts Receivable

356.6 m342.9 m366 m365.1 m364.4 m358 m400.8 m395.9 m400.8 m

Prepaid Expenses

130 m119.4 m115.6 m127.9 m132.5 m117.7 m152.6 m159.4 m142.9 m

Current Assets

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.4 b1.4 b1.2 b1.3 b1.5 b
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

333.9 m321.4 m316.1 m218.3 m

Depreciation and Amortization

247.4 m299.6 m334.3 m372.3 m

Accounts Payable

94.7 m51.6 m18.5 m33.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

658.1 m764.2 m866.3 m801 m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

77.7 m144.9 m233 m74.9 m148.5 m224.5 m80.9 m138.7 m199.2 m53.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

70.5 m144.4 m219.2 m80.7 m165.8 m250.3 m86.5 m175.7 m272.9 m104.1 m

Accounts Payable

(52.7 m)31.7 m26.1 m(32.4 m)12.3 m54.9 m(23.9 m)(17.5 m)22.2 m(31.3 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

99.7 m363.8 m546.4 m190.2 m433.1 m684.5 m142.6 m367.3 m603.5 m192 m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Akamai Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

Networks Connected

1.20 k1.20 k1.20 k1.30 k1.30 k1.40 k1.40 k1.40 k1.50 k1.50 k1.60 k1.60 k1.70 k

Servers Deployed

145 k150 k160 k170 k175 k190 k200 k200 k216 k219 k222 k200 k200 k200 k200 k200 k

Channel Partners

100 100 250

Patents (US)

230 230 265 330
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Akamai Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Nominum (212)October 11, 2017
Soha Systems October 04, 2017
SOASTA (177)March 29, 2017
Concord Systems September 28, 2016
Xerocole March 02, 2015
Prolexic Technologies December 02, 2013$390 m
Velocius Networks November 11, 2013
AJ TECHNOLOGIES LTD
AKAMAI (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGIES, CO. LTD.
AKAMAI INTERNATIONAL BV
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Akamai News and Updates

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