Akamai builds an internal backbone for its intelligent edge platform

What happens when a business experiences a year’s worth of customer demand in a month? Akamai acted swiftly to secure enterprise customers and meet the insatiable video and gaming appetites of a world suddenly shut inside.

Christian Kaufmann, vice president of technology, explains how Akamai’s innovative software-defined network, with a 65-terabit-per-second foundation, enables a rapid scale, both then and now.


Company Akamai Technologies
Industry Technology
Products used QFX10002PTX10003Junos OS
Region All, Americas
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Akamai - Building A Backbone For the Intelligent Edge Platform. (12:03)