Akamai and China Telecom Establish Strategic Cloud Services Partnership

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Akamai Technologies, Inc. today announced a strategic partnership agreement with China Telecom Corporation Limited’s cloud division, CT Cloud. CT Cloud is one of the largest cloud computing service providers in China, offering quality cloud services to customers. As part of the strategic partnership, CT Cloud has agreed to offer an integrated solution incorporating Akamai’s full suite of industry-leading media delivery, Web performance, and cloud security offerings with its own Cloud services to Chinese businesses looking to grow their global Web presence.

http://www.providencejournal.com/business/press-releases/20141007-akamai-and-china-telecom-establish-strategic-cloud-services-partnership.ece

Akamai appoints new Asia Pacific and Japan MD

Akamai Technologies has appointed Graeme Beardsell as new managing director, Asia Pacific and Japan. Based in Singapore, Graeme will lead all aspects of sales, business Development and Go-to-Market strategies for the entire region. He will report to Akamai senior vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific and Japan, Sanjay Singh. Bearsell has more than 25 years of senior management, sales, consulting and product management experience in both start-ups and established companies with the likes of IBM, Salesforce, Experian and Solace Systems.

http://www.arnnet.com.au/article/556768/akamai-appoints-new-asia-pacific-japan-md/

Arkadin Awarded Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Collaboration Service Provider of the Year

SINGAPORE — (Marketwired) — 06/29/14 — Arkadin, an NTT Communications company, and one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Collaboration and Unified Communications services in the world, announced today that it is the recipient of the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Collaboration Service Provider of the Year award. Recognizing outstanding performance by companies in the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) industry, Arkadin was chosen for making major breakthroughs in new business for driving further expansion, customer service excellence and revenue growth from its services spanning audio, web and video conferencing and Unified Communications technologies.

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Internet speeds, broadband adoption in Singapore on the rise: Akamai

SINGAPORE: The average Internet connection speed for Singapore during the first quarter of 2014 hit 8.4 megabits per second (Mbps), representing a 6.1 per cent jump month-on-month, according to the latest figures by Akamai Technologies. According to its State of the Internet report for the first quarter of 2014, which was released on Friday (June 27), Singapore was ranked fifth in the Asia-Pacific region based on its 8.4 Mbps average connection speed. It is behind South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong,and Taiwan, which were ranked first to fourth in that order, it added.

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/technology/internet-speeds-broadband/1213806.html

Akamai Names Hong Kong & Taiwan Country Manager

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, announced today the appointment of Andrew Wong as country manager for Hong Kong and Taiwan. In his role, Andrew will lead all Sales, Marketing and Partner activities in the two markets.

http://www.mediaresearchasia.com/view.php?type=press&id=3531