Akamai Streams With Adobe

Akamai Technologies announced the availability of Akamai Live Streaming in the Adobe Flash FLV format

May 16, 2007

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading global service provider for accelerating content and applications online, today announced the availability of Akamai Live Streaming in the Adobe Flash FLV format for delivering live, real-time audio and video formatted for playback using the Adobe Flash Player. The solution includes support for On2 Technologies' (AMEX:ONT) VP6™ codec used in the latest Adobe Flash Player, as well as for On2's leading live Flash video software encoders.

Akamai's distributed architecture is designed to reliably handle live online events and scale to support thousands of simultaneous viewers. Through a series of beta events, the service has already proven its ability to scale to support thousands of concurrent users. Akamai's Live Streaming for Adobe Flash Player video leverages Akamai's rich media delivery network to ensure an excellent experience for all audiences.

Akamai is also launching a dedicated Flash resource site including white papers, technical tips and development tools at www.akamai.com/flash. Learn more about Akamai Live Streaming for Adobe Flash Player video and sign up to be updated as soon as the service is available in July.

"Producing a live online broadcast is a complex undertaking. Based on customer demand across various industries and a need in the market for innovative ways to reach and engage with audiences through live streaming, Akamai's goal is to not only to deliver high quality streaming, but to create a seamless end-to-end integrated experience that works flawlessly," said Brad Rinklin, Vice President of Marketing, Akamai Technologies. "We are extremely excited to bring a solution to market that we have now proven by a series of large events. There is tremendous innovation in the streaming industry and Akamai is forcing the pace of innovation with the release and adoption of technology that continues to enhance the live video experience for consumers."

Akamai Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM)

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