Akamai collaborating with Google Cloud Platform

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) said it is collaborating with Google Cloud Platform as part of the Google Interconnect Program.

Akamai´s participation is designed to reduce hosting and egress costs and improve performance for Akamai customers taking advantage of Google Cloud Platform.

Akamai´s participation as a Google Cloud Platform CDN Interconnect Provider is intended to ensure that the Google Cloud Platform serves all in region traffic destined for the Akamai Intelligent Platformâ„¢ via a direct interconnect. Customers are expected to benefit from performance improvements and save up to 66 percent on Google Cloud Platform egress costs.

As the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, Akamai makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company´s advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere.