Akamai Internet Video Leadership and Capabilities on Display at 2013 NAB Show

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Solutions for simplifying multi-screen video workflows, delivering and
protecting media content and websites underpin expansive Akamai presence at NAB
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.,  March 21, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 NAB Show Booth SL2724 -
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for helping
enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device,
anywhere, will show how its cloud-based solutions can help media companies
deliver, measure, and support monetization efforts for high-quality video
experiences across Internet-connected devices while also protecting their brand
and content at the 2013 NAB Show,  April 8-11  in  Las Vegas. Technology
demonstrations at NAB booth SL2724, as well as presentation of technical papers
and conference session participation will underscore Akamai's proven ability and
expertise to help solve the challenges of site and content protection and
performance at the scale necessary to meet the demands of today's hyperconnected

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Booth demonstrations will illustrate how the combination of Akamai's  Sola Media
Solutions,  Aqua Ion Web Solutions  and  Kona Security Solutions  are designed
to support end-to-end content preparation, security and delivery workflows,
dynamic Website performance and site protection optimized for the best possible
performance on connected devices. Specific technologies being showcased

* Sola Vision Transcoding:  Sola Vision's transcoding capabilities for
video-on-demand content are designed to automatically create multiple renditions
of one high-quality video file for Adaptive Bitrate streaming across multiple
devices and networks.  
* Sola Vision Ad Integration Services:  New for Sola Vision, Ad Integration
Services are designed to support in-the-cloud dynamic, targeted video
advertisement insertion into online video streams to reach an array of connected
* Sola Analytics: Designed to help users measure and report on actionable and
relevant service and performance data, Sola Analytics provides comprehensive
insight on audience behavior and real-time video quality from the audience level
to the individual viewer.  
* Aqua Ion:  Designed to allow users to layer and intelligently apply a
comprehensive set of optimizations to deliver high-quality Web experiences
across a wide range of use cases or situations.  
* Kona Site Defender:  Designed to provide superior cloud computing security,
prevent data theft and downtime and mitigate Denial of Service attacks by
extending the security perimeter outside the data center.  
* Second-screen content delivery: This proof-of-concept demonstration will show
how synchronized content can be automatically delivered to smartphones and
tablets to complement content viewed on the primary screen.

The foundation of all Akamai solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform,
providing global reach, unmatched reliability and security. Operating on top of
the Intelligent Platform, Sola, Aqua and Kona combine to give media companies
the flexibility to innovate and grow their business with technology that
delivers the protection and performance demanded by the world's leading media
companies and brands.

Conference session presentations
Akamai experts have been selected to participate in the following 2013 NAB Show
conference sessions:

* Cloud Computing Conference:David Bornstein, Product Line Director, Media, will
participate on the panel, "Unique Cloud-Based Solutions," addressing what cloud
solutions are currently being developed to address specific considerations of
the intelligence community in fulfilling its missions on  Tuesday, April 9, from
 1:45 PM-2:30 PM.  
* Digital Disruption Super Session:Bill Wheaton, Senior Vice President and
General Manager, Media, will participate in the NAB Super Session, "Digital
Disruption: Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation," on  Tuesday, April 9, from 
4:00 PM-5:30 PM.  
* Broadcast Engineering Conference:Ahmet Ozalp, Vice President, Media Products,
and  Steven Chester, Vice President, Film, will present the technical paper,
"The Media Warehouse Concept for Electronic Media Distribution," on  Wednesday,
April 10, from  3:00 PM-3:30 PM.

Booth presentations
Akamai customers, partners and subject matter experts will offer a dynamic range
of on-stage presentations at the Akamai booth over the course of the show. A
schedule will be available before and during NAB at  Akamai's 2013 NAB Show
site. Follow and engage with Akamai during NAB on Twitter by using #NABAkamai.

About Akamai
AkamaiĀ®  is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure,
high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. At the core of the
Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform providing extensive
reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise.
Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world,
supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage
the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation
in a hyperconnected world, please visit  www.akamai.com  or  blogs.akamai.com,
and follow @Akamai on Twitter.

Akamai Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
The release contains information about future expectations, plans and prospects
of Akamai's management that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes
of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these
forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors including,
but not limited to, the effects of any attempts to intentionally disrupt our
services or network by hackers or others, failure of our products and solutions
to provide the benefits expected, a failure of Akamai's network infrastructure,
a decision by Akamai not to present at the 2013 NAB show and other factors that
are discussed in Akamai's Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form
10-Q, and other documents periodically filed with the SEC.

 Chris Nicholson      Natalie Temple      
 Media Relations      Investor Relations  
 617-444-2987         617-444-3635        
 cnichols@akamai.com  ntemple@akamai.com  

SOURCE  Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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