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)7,650 (est)+18%
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 Cambridge, Westford, Washington, Santa Monica 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.
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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 (17-Jan-2019)

10.6b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

64.8

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

705.4m
Akamai's current market capitalization is $10.6 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
JanrainJanuary 07, 2019
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.
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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

Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Google, Akamai Technologies, Limelight Networks, Level 3 Communications, Amazon Web Services

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market 2019 Global Analysis By Key Players – Google, Akamai Technologies, Limelight Networks, Level 3 Communications, Amazon Web Services”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Akamai Hits New High for Peak Web Traffic Delivered

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has set a new record for peak traffic on its global content delivery network (CDN). On Tuesday, December 11, the volume of data being...

Akamai Receives Highest Scores In Two Use Cases In Gartner's Critical Capabilities For Cloud Web Application Firewalls Services

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, announced it received the highest scores in two of the three analyzed use cases in Gartner's 2018 Critical Capabilities...

Online Video Platform Market Rising Demand for Digitization in Organizations and Growth till 2025 | Top Companies are Akamai Technologies, Alphabet, Comcast Corporation, Brightcove Frame.IO, Limelight Networks and Kaltura

The Insight Partners Published of the “Global Online Video Platform Market Research Report 2018” The report focuses on global major leading industry players with information such as company profiles, product picture and specification. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market 2022 With Top Key Players - Imperva,F5 Networks, Arbor, Nexusguard, Verisign, Neustar, Nsfocus, Akamai, DOSarrest, Radware, CloudFlare, Corero Network Security, Inc.

Worldwide Market Reports has announced the addition of the “Global DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market Size Status and Forecast 2022”, The report classifies the global DDoS Protection and Mitigation Market in a precise manner to offer detailed insights about the aspects responsible for augmenting …

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...
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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 7,650 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 $327.2 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 Cambridge, Westford, Washington, Santa Monica and in 56 other locations.

  • How many offices does Akamai have?

    Akamai has 72 offices.