This solution needs to reach audiences reliably wherever they are, scale as fast as they grow, and adjust intelligently to dynamic network environments for the highest viewing quality possible. Missteps in online video strategy can have a long-lasting effect on audience perceptions, not only of the video experience – but also on the brand being represented.
Engage online audiences with attractive images that are automatically optimized for both maximum visual quality and performance while reducing the cost and effort to transform and deliver web-ready images.
Akamai Download Delivery speeds your content to online audiences and lowers distribution costs while giving consumers the download experience they expect – whether they’re on their desktops, smartphones or other connected devices.
In this white paper, we’ll explore why online video quality matters and the specifics of how it should be measured. Get a peek “under the hood” to understand the core elements of video delivery that contribute to high-quality viewing experiences. Most importantly, see why the choice of a content delivery partner is essential to your online video success.
This whitepaper discusses why speed, or throughput, is so critical for today’s Internet users, provides a historical perspective on the Internet’s TCP protocol underpinning and describes how the FastTCP protocol addresses the needs of today’s Internet.
In this whitepaper, we present data from the first ever large-scale scientific study that shows how video performance quality affects viewer behavior. The results help to shed light on important considerations that can help businesses craft a successful online video strategy – boosting their business bottom line and ultimately reaping the rewards of online video’s vast potential.
Akamai has delivered the world’s largest and most viewed live events for nearly 15 years. Leveraging this experience, Akamai’s Media Services Live solution helps simplify the live streaming experience for content producers without sacrificing streaming quality, format coverage or content security. Read on to find out more.
Akamai’s Predictive Content Delivery (PCD) technology was developed to help satisfy the growing demand of mobile video. It is designed to optimize the delivery of data-heavy video traffic terminating on mobile devices and provide mobile customers with a video service that exceeds their expectations in the form of high-quality, always-available video with instant startup. Read on to find out more.
Collaboration in the enterprise requires a triumvirate of people, process and technology to be successful. With the plethora of collaboration applications available today, both IT professionals and collaboration business users alike need to take a holistic approach to be successful with
collaboration. This paper lets you know about some of the common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Most enterprises are providing employees and third parties with remote access to their applications in much the same way they did 20 years ago—through VPNs, proxies, and remote desktops—but new and growing realities are forcing enterprises to take a different path.
Read this whitepaper to learn five reasons why enterprises need a new access model.
99tests offers a cloud-based, crowd-sourced testing platform where users can be anywhere in the world. Providing secure, simple, and convenient remote access was a key challenge.
Read the case study to see how the Akamai helped 99tests provide simple, secure access to their application.
BitSight relied on a key piece of software for business. As the number of software users grew, the complexity of deploying, managing, and maintaining a VPN infrastructure became a big, ongoing headache for IT.
Read the case study to see how Akamai helped BitSight solve their access issues.
Microsoft’s SharePoint Platform is used by tens of thousands of enterprises worldwide to share information with employees and third parties. Many of these users access Sharepoint remotely, which is cumbersome and put the enterprise at risk.
Read this paper to learn three reasons why IT needs a new approach to third-party access to Sharepoint.
Companies are increasingly using outside contractors and suppliers stay competitive, which means granting third-parties access to applications via VPN or VDI. This reliance causes increased complexity and burden on the Enterprise team while also creating additional security risk, as third-party access creates additional points of entry to an organization’s network.
Read this solution brief to learn about a new painless, secure approach to remote access.
Is your site ready for the mobile opportunity?
Mobile users buy more often and spend more money, but 75% of consumers see their mobile experience as slow.
Read the Mobile is the Moneymaker infographic now to find out what mobile users expect from your e-commerce website. Compiled using data from Akamai’s recent consumer web performance expectations survey, this infographic reveals:
• E-commerce engagement and spending habits for mobile consumers
• Mobile consumer page load expectations
• The real-world business impact of not being mobile ready
• The key challenges to successful mobile experiences
ENGAGE AND SATISFY FINANCIAL SERVICES CUSTOMERS
In order to stay relevant and retain today’s “always-on”, mobile customers, financial institutions must prioritize and innovate. According to a recent Akamai FinServ industry survey conducted by TechValidate, almost half of the respondents are “behind” or “slightly behind” their peers with regard to their mobile capabilities.
Download a free report with detailed findings and takeaways from the survey to find out how to maximize customer acquisition, increase retention, and drive card usage. You’ll also learn:
- Current mobile strategies and barriers to adoption
- The right metrics to measure success
- The most important factors in a mobile banking experience
For many financial institutions, traffic from bots (aggregators, scrapers, crawlers) can account for up to 40-60% of their overall website traffic — from good bots engaged in essential business tasks to bad bots performing harmful activities. Banks, traders, asset managers, and insurers might know how much of their traffic is from bots, but what they may not know is the impact those bots may be having on their business.
Read the report to learn more about:
• Managing Financial Data Aggregators
• How Bots Affect the Digital Experience
• What a good bot looks like?
The latest analysis of cloud security DDoS and web application attacks observe across the Akamai Intelligent Platform for Q32016. Highlights include analysis of the latest wave of mega attacks, a look at NTP trends and shrinking of NTP reflection capabilities, and a look at how bot activity can create DDoS-like conditions.
Many industry experts advise financial services institutions (FSIs) to embrace digital transformation. At the heart of that mandate is the need to satisfy rising customer expectations for fast, secure, always-on services delivered seamlessly across all channels and devices. While it’s important to harness the digital technologies today’s customers turn to — especially when it comes to engaging the millennial generation — FSIs need to optimize web and mobile performance to deliver exceptional end-user experiences. Here are eight considerations.
Get started on your journey – download the whitepaper today