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services provider Akamai Technologies, which specializes in platforms for
optimizing Web and mobile content and applications, online HD video, and secure
e-commerce, announced its NetAlliance Partner Program designed for global IT
solution providers to integrate Akamai services into their offerings and to
pass the value of Akamai’s globally distributed platform on to customers.

Akamai NetAlliance partner program is designed to enable new members to
leverage integrated solutions with leaders in the public, private and
hybrid-cloud markets; add and scale revenue streams to their business with
Akamai solutions that have a low barrier to entry; help customers reduce costs
and improve efficiencies in their data center consolidation by off-loading
traffic to Akamai; and integrate a secure Internet platform to their cloud
offerings by providing improved quality and performance.

addition, the program aims to increase global reach through Akamai’s global
Internet platform and allow partners to access market development funds and
Akamai training/certification programs. With the launch of its NetAlliance
Partner Program, Akamai is recruiting hardware and software integrators,
application and infrastructure service providers, and commerce and digital
media platform providers committed to helping its customers leverage the cloud
for business success.

the demands on today’s enterprise rapidly evolve, IT decision makers must find
the optimal solutions for cloud computing, security, mobile strategies, and
site and application performance,” said Brad Rinklin, vice president of global
marketing and alliances for Akamai. “Our focus on creating a diverse
channel has allowed us to bring customers best-of-breed solutions for leveraging
cloud business models without compromising security, reliability or
performance. The Akamai NetAlliance Partner Program is about creating an
eco-system of proven technology leaders in all regions of the world who are
committed to advancing how business is conducted online.”

built global alliances with IT providers including HP, Jive Software, Rackspace
Hosting, Telefónica and Verizon, Akamai has also established partnerships with
regional technology providers and integrators around the world to collaborate
on solutions for today’s enterprise. Some of those existing alliances
across Asia Pacific Japan, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and South America
include 77 Agency, Arturai, Boreus, DMX Technologies Sdn. Bhd, Exceda, Kinmax
Technology and Mikotek International, among others.