Cloud services provider Akamai reviews 2014 and previews 2015


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  • Thursday, 04 Dec 2014

LOOKING BACK: The FIFA World Cup 2014 was the sporting event with the most Internet traffic experienced by Akamai, making it a highlight for the company, this year.

It has been quite a year for cloud services provider Akamai. In June, the company streamed the FIFA World Cup 2014 and experienced the highest traffic in the company's history. Later in the year, it was faced with a challenge with 17 DDoS (Denial of service) attacks, which it helped mitigate. But it’s the future that the company is concerned about. As more and more content moves to the cloud, there will be more devious methods of stealing.

Rick Lanman, the regional manager of Akamai Technologies, Asean, looks back at the year and whips out his crystal ball for the future. 

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