Akamai Introduces New Technology

Aug 31, 2007

Akamai Technologies, Inc. has launched its Large File Download Optimization technology, a feature of the Akamai Electronic Software Delivery and Media Delivery solutions that supports the optimization and delivery of increasingly large files, such as DVD software and high-definition video content. To date, Akamai’s global platform has been leveraged by software, anti-virus, gaming, and media & entertainment companies to deliver online files. The key technology behind Large File Download Optimization is a system for storing, retrieving, and delivering large files as a cluster of individual file pieces. This allows Akamai’s customers to increase file sizes in response to market demand, while in parallel leveraging the Akamai distributed global network to provide a quicker download experience for the end-user.