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NDN Adopts Akamai Media Solutions For Online Video Delivery And Analytics

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 6, 2013 /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 NDN, the digital media exchange that powers the profitable newsroom, is standardizing on Akamai Sola Media Solutions and professional services to power the workflow behind its overall offering of premium content, video and ad serving, analytics and monetization services for online news publishers.

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Consistently ranked among comScore's top 10 online video properties, NDN is leveraging Akamai's Sola Vision content preparation and Sola Sphere delivery solutions to efficiently process and distribute thousands of hours of time-sensitive news video content to more than 4,500 publisher partner websites every month. Sola Media Solutions combine transcoding and stream packaging with content distribution and network storage to form a cloud-based workflow that simplifies NDN's video management requirements. Concurrently, these solutions are designed to help NDN effectively address rising partner and consumer expectations of online video performance and accessibility across connected devices through Akamai's suite of Sola Analytics tools that provide quality of service and viewer engagement metrics, offering detailed perspective from the audience level to the single viewer.

"NDN's deep engagement with Akamai is allowing us and our partners to provide significant efficiencies in terms of content management and delivery while also gaining valuable insights into video performance and viewer behavior," said Eric Orme, chief technology officer, NDN. "It's now easier than ever for news publishers to populate their sites with relevant, high-quality video, proven to drive engagement and expand monetization opportunities."

"We believe that NDN is tapping into the business and technology potential of online video by taking advantage of Akamai's Sola Media Solutions, professional services and the global scale of our Intelligent Platform," said Michael Fay, vice president, media product management, Akamai. "The company's innovative business model is addressing a market need with a solution that combines high-quality video delivery across platforms and connected devices, the skyrocketing demand for compelling content, and an ability to effectively monetize that content through advertising and deep analytics."

The foundation of all Akamai solutions, including Sola Media, is the Akamai Intelligent Platform, providing global reach, unmatched reliability and security. The Intelligent Platform is designed to offer the flexibility to innovate and grow businesses with technology that delivers the protection and performance demanded by the world's leading media companies and brands.

About NDNNews Distribution Network, Inc. offers a unique video content syndication and advertising solution for the online media market with a centralized platform featuring a full array of premium news, finance, travel, entertainment and sports content. NDN's state-of-the-art player suite and content management tools eliminate significant infrastructure and operating costs while creating monetization opportunities for publishers. NDN gives content providers increased brand presence and revenue streams by accessing a broader audience on trusted, established news destinations, and provides marketers with scale efficiency as well as rich targeting options for reaching premium online audiences. For more information, please visit www.newsinc.com.

About AkamaiAkamai ® is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device anywhere. 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 http://www.akamai.com or blogs.akamai.com, and follow @Akamai on Twitter.

Contacts:

Chris NicholsonAkamai Media Relations617-444-2987 cnichols@akamai.com

Natalie TempleAkamai Investor Relations617-444-3635 ntemple@akamai.com

NDN Contact Brynn MoynihanHORN for NDN646-202-9753 ndnteam@horngroup.com

Akamai Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform ActThe release contains information about future expectations, plans and prospects of Akamai's management that constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors including, but not limited to, the effects of any attempts to intentionally disrupt our services or network by hackers or others, unexpected termination of Akamai's relationship with NDN, a failure of Akamai's network infrastructure, and other factors that are discussed in Akamai's Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and other documents periodically filed with the SEC.

SOURCE Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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