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Akamai CEO Paul Sagan to Preside Over the Opening of the NASDAQ Stock Market

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Akamai CEO Paul Sagan to Preside Over the Opening of the NASDAQ Stock Market08:00 EDT Wednesday, July 20, 2011CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services, today announced that Paul Sagan, chief executive officer, will ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell in Times Square, New York tomorrow, Thursday, July 21 at 9:30 a.m. (all times are Eastern time).  (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO )Mr. Sagan will join NASDAQ Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Anna Ewing in presiding over the Market Open.  The ceremony will begin at 9:15 a.m., with remarks from Ms. Ewing and Mr. Sagan just prior to the official market opening at 9:30 a.m.  A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com.Incorporated in 1998, Akamai has been listed on the NASDAQ since October of 1999.  About Akamai Akamai® provides market-leading, cloud-based services for optimizing Web and mobile content and applications, online HD video, and secure commerce.  Combining highly-distributed, energy-efficient computing with intelligent software, Akamai's global platform is transforming the cloud into a more viable place to inform, entertain, advertise, transact and collaborate.  To learn how the world's leading enterprises are optimizing their business in the cloud, please visit www.akamai.com and follow @Akamai on Twitter.Contacts:Jeff YoungMedia Relations617-444-3913jyoung@akamai.com--or--Natalie TempleInvestor Relations617-444-3635ntemple@akamai.com SOURCE Akamai Technologies, Inc.