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How the Crypto Challenge as Action Helped a Major Airline Reduce False Positives While Protecting the Customer Experience

Challenges of Bot Detection: Keeping Defenses High Without Triggering False Positives Identifying bots is important and complicated work. Keeping up with ever-changing bot technologies and attack strategies requires deep knowledge and continuous ...
Is Black Friday a Thing of the Past? Not for Mobile

Is Black Friday a Thing of the Past? Not for Mobile

I recently ordered a new Weber grill from The Home Depot. When it was delivered, I discovered it was the floor model, and it wasn't the perfect grill I had anticipated. I ...
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Platform Update Highlights for eCommerce

Akamai's October Platform Update offers a ton of new features for our customers across all industries. But if you're an online retailer, you should really be paying attention to improvements to EdgeWorkers ...
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Akamai Drives New Standards and Enhances Authoritative DNS and Load Balancing Services

For more than 20 years, Akamai's customers have trusted our global edge platform to deliver their content, secure their web applications, and accelerate end-user experiences. As the basis for our mapping functions, ...
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Balancing Protection with Performance to Double Down on DDoS

Combating DDoS attacks with the highest quality of mitigation means having the right platform, processes, and people in place. At Akamai, we're recognized as a leader for DDoS mitigation solutions based on ...
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Timers, Metrics, and Dimensions: What’s New in mPulse in 2020

The October 2020 release marks the culmination of a large number of updates to mPulse, Akamai's real user monitoring (RUM) solution: ...
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EdgeWorkers Use Story: Creating high-performing, individualized campaign responses in online retail

As campaigns and digital experiences become more individualized, they can create a challenge for delivering content to consumers at the highest velocity. Having each paid search, social media, and email marketing campaign ...
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The Changing Face of Loyalty Programs Amid and Post-COVID-19

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COVID-19 has undoubtedly prompted the Hospitality and Travel industry into a new era of customer loyalty. Currently, "shelter in place" or similar nonessential travel bans are instituted by many countries and companies ...
As the 2020 Holiday Season Approaches, Optimized Digital Experiences Are Vital for Retailers

As the 2020 Holiday Season Approaches, Optimized Digital Experiences Are Vital for Retailers

The most effective digital retail will happen in step with everyday life. Retailers must invest in tools and infrastructure needed to balance consumer expectations with regulatory responsibilities -- and focus on serving ...
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Back-to-School Shopping in 2020?

When I was a kid, back-to-school shopping was a really big deal. My mom and I would head out to the local T.J. Maxx and spend hours hunting for bargains on clothes, ...