Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Akamai
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 01:00 PM IST (07:30 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Business services, Information technology; Technology
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Akamai Announces Market Traction and Expansion Plans for India

Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Tuesday, September 18, 2012 — (Business Wire India) — Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, today announced significant milestones for its India operations. In a sign of growing adoption for its cloud platform in the Indian market, Akamai announced it has crossed the 100 customers mark in the fast-growing Indian market. To meet the diverse needs of the growing customer base in India, Akamai also announced the opening of two new offices in Mumbai and Delhi.

Today, Akamai serves over 100 enterprises in India, helping them provide highly secure and accelerated user experiences across multiple devices and platforms. Akamai’s customers in India represent a microcosm of the Indian economy coming from different industries such as financial services, manufacturing, travel, e-commerce, media & entertainment and IT/ITES organizations.

“India is one of our fastest-growing markets globally and it is exciting to see the traction over the last year in our customer base. We continue to see positive growth in this market as industries like financial services, manufacturing and e-commerce innovate online business models leveraging our market-leading cloud platform,” said Sanjay Singh, Senior VP & GM, Asia Pacific & Japan, and Managing Director – India. “As we expand our customer base, it is critical to have customer-facing operations across multiple cities in India and I am pleased to announce our expansion in Delhi and Mumbai. As Internet adoption grows in India, these new local offices will provide new solutions and capabilities to help our Indian customers move their businesses faster forward.”

Akamai’s new customers in India include RedBus, India’s largest bus ticketing service and Bombay Stock Exchange, India’s leading stock exchange.

“At RedBus, we have powered over 10 million bus journeys and going live on the Akamai Platform is providing us the flexibility and scale as we add the next million customers.” said Phanindra Sama, Founder & CEO, RedBus.

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 PlatformT 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

This 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, failure of Akamai services to operate as expected or to address intended market needs, a failure of Akamai’s network infrastructure, 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.

CONTACT DETAILS
Rebecca Kurian, Akamai Technologies, Inc., +91 9900198743, rkurian@akamai.com
Dipa Joisher, LEWIS PR, +91 9892661041, dipa.joisher@lewispr.com

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, BUSINESS SERVICES, IT, TECHNOLOGY

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