Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications in the United States and internationally. The company offers media content delivery solutions to execute digital media distribution strategies, including download delivery solutions for the distribution of file downloads, such as games, progressive video and audio files, documents, and other file-based content; and adaptive delivery solutions for streaming video content in various bitrate streaming formats; content preparation and packaging for multiple platforms, a customizable media player, and content protection technologies; a suite of analytics tools to monitor online video viewer experiences and the effectiveness of Web software downloads, while measuring audience engagement, and quality of service performance; and NetStorage, a cloud storage solution. It also provides application delivery and cloud performance solutions to enhance the operation of applications used by enterprises to connect with their customers, partners, employees, and suppliers; and Web performance solutions to accelerate business-to-consumer Websites that integrate collaborative content and applications into their online architecture. In addition, the company offers cloud security solutions, which helps customers avoid data theft and downtime, and protect Internet-facing infrastructure; and cloud networking solutions to help customers enhance enterprise branch office and retail store productivity and revenue by accelerating applications, reducing bandwidth costs, and extending the Internet and public clouds into private wide area networks. Further, it provides network operator solutions; and professional services and solutions. The company markets and sells its services and solutions through direct sales and service organization; and through active channel partners. Akamai Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.