Akamai Technologies 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.

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TypePublic
HQCambridge, US
Founded1998
Size (employees)7,443 (est)-2%
Websiteakamai.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 and Co-Founder
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 Revenue

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

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

669.6m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

430.4m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

64.3%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

107.6m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

116.5m

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

11.6b

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

70.9

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

705.4m
Akamai's current market capitalization is $11.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

1.6b2.0b2.2b2.3b2.5b

Revenue growth, %

24%12%6%7%

Cost of goods sold

511.1m610.9m725.6m809.0m875.8m

Gross profit

1.1b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

333.9m238.7m289.5m324.2m313.4m

Accounts Receivable

329.6m380.4m368.6m459.1m

Prepaid Expenses

129.0m123.2m104.3m137.8m

Current Assets

1.0b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

235.0m248.7m254.2m214.3m332.6m257.4m256.5m312.9m326.6m381.8m522.3m352.5m368.2m363.7m977.5m705.4m

Accounts Receivable

356.6m342.9m366.0m365.1m364.4m358.0m400.8m395.9m400.8m484.6m

Prepaid Expenses

130.0m119.4m115.6m127.9m132.5m117.7m152.6m159.4m142.9m163.6m

Current Assets

910.6m1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.2b1.3b1.5b2.5b2.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

293.5m333.9m321.4m316.1m218.3m

Depreciation and Amortization

184.4m247.4m299.6m334.3m372.3m

Accounts Payable

40.5m94.7m51.6m18.5m33.2m

Cash From Operating Activities

563.9m658.1m764.2m866.3m801.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

213.1m72.8m145.7m236.8m77.7m144.9m233.0m74.9m148.5m224.5m80.9m138.7m199.2m53.7m96.8m204.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

134.5m53.5m112.2m179.6m70.5m144.4m219.2m80.7m165.8m250.3m86.5m175.7m272.9m104.1m210.4m318.2m

Accounts Payable

43.7m(22.5m)21.5m36.9m(52.7m)31.7m26.1m(32.4m)12.3m54.9m(23.9m)(17.5m)22.2m(31.3m)(27.1m)7.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

392.2m89.0m289.2m462.5m99.7m363.8m546.4m190.2m433.1m684.5m142.6m367.3m603.5m192.0m411.7m722.2m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Akamai Operating Metrics

Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

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 k200 k

Channel Partners

100 100 250

Patents (US)

230 230 265 330
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Akamai Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NominumOctober 11, 2017
Soha SystemsOctober 04, 2017
SOASTAMarch 29, 2017
Concord SystemsSeptember 28, 2016
XerocoleMarch 02, 2015
Prolexic TechnologiesDecember 02, 2013$390 m
Velocius NetworksNovember 11, 2013
AJ TECHNOLOGIES LTD
AKAMAI (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGIES, CO. LTD.
AKAMAI INTERNATIONAL BV
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Akamai Revenue Breakdown

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Akamai revenue breakdown by business segment: 44.7% from Media Division, 52.0% from Web Division and 3.2% from Other

Akamai revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 34.2% from International and 65.8% from U.S.

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Akamai Online and Social Media Presence

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Akamai News and Updates

Akamai Identified as a Powerhouse in the Network Security Space in Report by Independent Research Firm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, today announced that it was cited as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended (ZTX) Ecosystem Providers, Q4 2018...

Increasing Huge Demand for Global Over-The-Top (OTT) Market by Forecast 2018 to 2025: Covered Top Players - Akamai, Apple, Facebook, Google, Limelight Networks, Microsoft, Netflix, Tencent, Yahoo, Nimbuzz

The report delves into the global Over-The-Top (OTT) market to gauge its current and future potential. It leverages historical statistics about the Over-The-Top (OTT) market, data from various other paid websites and sources, and inputs by the experts of the industry. It focuses completely on analyz…

Akamai soars as much as 11% in premarket trading after earnings beat

The content delivery network beat on earnings per share and revenue compared to analyst estimates.

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Akamai, Cognex and more

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.

India’s Emerging 100: A report on startups shaping India’s digital economy by YourStory with Akamai

With close to 40,000 startups in India, the country's startup game is on point and many young entrepreneurs are on the run to showcase their disruptive ideas to the world. The startup ecosystem is fil...

Video on Demand (VOD) Global Market 2018 Top Key Players – Alcatel-Lucent, At&T, Ericsson, Cisco, Huawei Technologies, Akamai Technologies and Forecast to 2022

Video on Demand (VOD) market size to maintain the average annual growth rate of 7.56% from 9065 million $ in 2014 to 11280 million $ in 2017 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Akamai Company Life and Culture

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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 Jim Benson.

  • How many employees does Akamai have?

    Akamai has 7,443 employees.

  • What is Akamai revenue?

    Latest Akamai annual revenue is $2.5 b.

  • What is Akamai revenue per employee?

    Latest Akamai revenue per employee is $336.3 k.

  • Who are Akamai competitors?

    Competitors of Akamai include DHI Group, Qwilt and Instart Logic.

  • Where is Akamai headquarters?

    Akamai headquarters is located at 150 Broadway, Cambridge.

  • Where are Akamai offices?

    Akamai has offices in Da’an District, Kuala Lumpur, Chuo, Kita-ku and in 56 other locations.

  • How many offices does Akamai have?

    Akamai has 72 offices.