Funneling Bits, Foiling Hackers

Greenberg, Andy
July 2010
Forbes Asia;Jul2010, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p45
The article reports on Akamai Technologies Inc., a high-speed data network, founded by Thomas Leighton in 1998. Akamai is responsible for accelerating the content delivery of the world's most popular websites. In 2009, Akamai earned a profit of 145 million dollars on 860 million dollars in revenue. In December 2009, the company launched a firewall for its customers for the purpose of monitoring cloud-based software. Since 2000, the company has been combating cybercriminals.


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