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Akamai Technologies to Keynote eTail West Conference

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Akamai Technologies to Keynote eTail West Conference06:30 EST Thursday, February 23, 2012CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere, today announced that it will present a keynote address at the eTail West Conference in Palm Desert, California.  Co-Founder and Chief Scientist Tom Leighton will deliver a keynote presentation entitled, "Meeting the Demands of a Hyperconnected World."When:Tuesday, February 28, 2012 9:55 -10:30 a.m. (PT)Where:JW Marriott Desert Springs 74855 Country Club Drive Palm Desert, CA 92260What:Dr. Tom Leighton will discuss the trends and challenges facing retail companies in today's hyperconnected world (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO )The hyperconnected world is dramatically impacting consumer behavior and expectations, resulting in an unprecedented pace of change for retailers striving to meet these demands.  As Akamai's Chief Scientist and Co-Founder, Dr. Leighton will share Akamai's unique perspective into the technologies that are impacting this transformation, and how the Internet has emerged as a critical enabler.  For more information about the eTail West Conference, please visit http://www.wbresearch.com/etailusawest/About Akamai Akamai® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere.  Today, Akamai serves 39 of the top 40 online U.S. retailers.  At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform? providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise.  Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.Contacts: Helen Yang Natalie TempleMedia Relations Investor Relations858-404-1436 617-444-3635hyang@akamai.com ntemple@akamai.comSOURCE Akamai Technologies, Inc.