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AT&T, Akamai Strike CDN Alliance

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and DALLAS -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) and AT&T* today announced a strategic alliance to deliver a global suite of content delivery network (CDN) solutions to companies.

AT&T is combining Akamai’s industry leading content delivery platform with its world-renowned IP network to deliver to companies an exclusive suite of global CDN and telecom solutions that will be jointly marketed, managed and supported by the two companies. The companies will initially focus their efforts in North America, with plans to expand globally within 12 months.

The alliance with Akamai represents the latest milestone in AT&T’s strategy to deliver innovative solutions needed by companies that have seen explosive growth in the use of video and other content, both within their operations and by the end users they serve. Driven by explosive growth in digital media, organizations are designing high-performing networking solutions that produce quality, on-demand results. CDN solutions from AT&T and Akamai will help enterprises simplify content distribution management and drive higher-performing end user experiences for consumers accessing content on the Internet.

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