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Akamai Named Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for Fourth Consecutive Year

Gartner published its 2020 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls (WAF) and named Akamai a Leader for the fourth consecutive year. Gartner's high distinction is market recognition of our completeness of vision and ability to execute ... Read More
March 2020 - The Importance of Video in the Digital Customer Experience

March 2020 – The Importance of Video in the Digital Customer Experience

Welcome to Day 4 of Akamai's March 2020 Release. Before we dive into today's announcements, just a reminder of the week's schedule: Monday was Day 1 for security, with enhancements to Bot Manager, Fast DNS, Kona Site Defender, Managed Security ... Read More
Pixel Perfect. Enhanced Optimizations Focused on Customer Experience

Pixel Perfect. Enhanced Optimizations Focused on Customer Experience

I remember the days when brands captivated users online with dancing aliens (LowerMyBills.com) and Elf Yourself advertising campaigns (OfficeMax). In this new digital era, however, customers are smarter, more powerful, and dictate more than ever how and when they interact ... Read More
Image Management 101: The Web Developer's Guide

Image Management 101: The Web Developer’s Guide

This article originally appeared on DevOps.com Online experiences have in many ways supplanted in-person experiences. Today, no one would hesitate to buy a luxury watch online instead of from a jewelry brick-and-mortar store. But as these online experiences become the ... Read More
Picture perfect: How to drive the best shopping experiences with the right images

Picture perfect: How to drive the best shopping experiences with the right images

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This article originally appeared on Internet Retailer. There are several key variables that retail marketing and web teams should consider when delivering high-quality images for engaging online shoppers. The quality, format and size of an image must all be considered ... Read More
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Improving Image Manager with Real User Feedback

Steve Krug, a well-known user experience professional, has been quoted on many occasions for saying, "Don't make me think." It's true that users shouldn't have to puzzle around to find what they're looking for or to complete a task. Product ... Read More