Tokyo Streaming Traffic Runs Rings Around Rio

Tokyo Streaming Traffic Runs Rings Around Rio

| | performance, Web Performance
With 35 medals at stake, the last full day of competition during the games in Tokyo generated the highest video streaming traffic for 30-plus customers on the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform ... Read More
Holiday Readiness: What You Should Be Thinking About Four Months Out

Holiday Readiness: What You Should Be Thinking About Four Months Out

This is a blog series about Akamai solutions that can help you manage the surge of traffic (both good and bad) that will be hitting the retail industry during the holiday season. The beginning of August is upon us, and if you haven't already started thinking about the busiest time ... Read More
World-Class OTT Streaming from MwareTV with Akamai

World-Class OTT Streaming from MwareTV with Akamai

Since the onset of the pandemic, home entertainment has never been more important. Millions of users across the globe have turned to over-the-top (OTT) streaming and live TV to bring much-needed diversion and exciting content into their lives. MwareTV provides content delivery solutions designed for the TV platforms of today ... Read More
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Akamai Helps Q-dance Bring Its Tribe to Defqon.1 at Home — a Global Virtual Festival Experience

Every year, Q-dance (part of the ID&T group), a Dutch electronic music experience company, delights its die-hard fans (or their "tribe") at the world's largest hardstyle festival, Defqon.1. Helicopters, simulated earthquakes, special moments like Power Hour, and amazing shows make up the unique experience ... Read More
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Now Available: EdgeKV Distributed Key-Value Store

We're excited to announce the availability of EdgeKV, a distributed key-value store database that enables EdgeWorkers to leverage data stored at the edge when deploying custom code across our serverless computing platform. This solution is fully distributed, meaning it runs in 1,400+ networks and in 135 countries ... Read More
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How Enigmo Moved Logic from Client to Origin to Edge

| | developer, edgeworkers
Enigmo owns BUYMA, a Japanese fashion C2C marketplace that helps people buy and sell high-quality goods from overseas on www.buyma.com. BUYMA has 8.21 million members and deals with 5.62 million items across 140,000 fashion brands. Its website uses EdgeWorkers to manipulate cookies, a typical use case at the edge ... Read More
SOGo and PacketFence Impacted by SAML Implementation Vulnerabilities

SOGo and PacketFence Impacted by SAML Implementation Vulnerabilities

Part of Akamai's incident management process for vulnerabilities in third party software involves verifying potential impact in other systems using the same or similar libraries. While following that process when addressing the SAML impersonation vulnerability, CVE-2021-28091, which impacted Akamai's Enterprise ... Read More
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Akamai EAA Impersonation Vulnerability – A Deep Dive

In this post, we cover the technical details of CVE-2021-28091, the vulnerability impacting Akamai's Enterprise Application Access (EAA) platform. We cover our investigation, remediation and disclosure process for the vulnerability. For an overview of the vulnerability, the impact to Akamai, ... Read More
SAML Implementation Vulnerability Impacting Some Akamai Services

SAML Implementation Vulnerability Impacting Some Akamai Services

| | Cloud Security, SAML, security
This blog post provides an overview of a vulnerability discovered in Akamai's Enterprise Application Access (EAA) product which has been patched. This vulnerability could have allowed an actor to impersonate an authorized user when interacting with an application that used Security Assertion Markup Language Version 2 (SAMLv2, referred to as ... Read More
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Better Real User Monitoring with BoomerangJS and Akamai mPulse

In this blog, we'll walk through a few different snippet insertion methods and available optimizations. Akamai's real user monitoring (RUM) solution, mPulse, uses a bit of JavaScript code (an mPulse snippet) and the BoomerangJS library to collect performance data from a user's Web browser. However, the manner in which this ... Read More
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