Akamai Announces IBM Collaboration

May 06, 2010

Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced a multi-phase collaboration with IBM that would focus on the enabling optimal technology configurations and integrations between Akamai's Web application acceleration services and IBM WebSphere software. As part of this initiative, WebSphere DataPower Appliance with Application Optimization can now be configured to leverage Akamai's Web Application Accelerator service. The focus on cloud computing is aimed at providing customers with consistent response times even during times of peak load demands.

(www.akamai.com; www.ibm.com)