Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

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Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) is a US-based company that provides web based solutions. Its service portfolio include content delivery services, streaming media services, priv

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									              Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                     Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDTC39961FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2013

          8 Cambridge Center                                 Phone              +1 617 4443000                  Revenue          1,374 (million USD)
          Cambridge, MA                                      Fax                +1 617 4443001                  Net Profit       203.99 (million USD)
          02142                                              Website            www.akamai.com                  Employees        3,074
                                                                                                                                 Technology             and
          United States                                      Exchange           AKAM [NASDAQ]                   Industry
                                                                                                                                 Communications

       Company Overview
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) is a US-based company that provides web based solutions. Its service portfolio include
       content delivery services, streaming media services, private content delivery networks, Internet-based delivery of applications,
       large-scale software distribution capabilities, content targeting technology, and enhanced security features. Its various services
       based on cloud platform helps enterprises to provide secure and high-performing user experience. The company operates
       internationally through its offices and subsidiaries in the US, Asia, and Europe. Akamai is headquartered in Cambridge,
       Massachusetts, the US.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Akamai Technologies, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Paul Sagan                          Executive Vice Chairman                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         F. Thomson Leighton                 Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                      Strong Customer Base                   Litigation Claims
         George H. Conrades                  Chairman
                                                                                      Focused Research and                   Declining Cash Reserves
         Martin M. Coyne II                  Director
                                                                                      Development Activities
         Peter J. Kight                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Demand for Online Social               Technological Changes
         Akamai Technologies, Inc.                                                    Networking
                                                                                                                             Competitive Pressures
        Share Price (USD) as on 02-Aug-                                46.85          Increase in Internet Usage
        2013
        EPS (USD)                                                        1.12
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       8,332         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 8,167
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     178
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Sep 18, 2012         Business Leaders Urge US Congress To
                                                                                                           Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credit
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT                                                                Reference Code: GDTC39961FSA
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Key Facts .............................................................................................................................................. 4
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Key Employees ..................................................................................................................................... 5
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................... 7
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Major Products and Services................................................................................................................. 8
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - History ................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Company Statement............................................................................................................................ 12
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................. 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Business Description ........................................................................................................................... 16
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 17
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Strengths ......................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Strong Customer Base ............................................................................................................................................. 17
             Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities ....................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Comprehensive Solution Portfolio ............................................................................................................................ 17
          Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................... 17
             Weakness - Litigation Claims .................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves ...................................................................................................................................... 18
             Weakness - Exposure to Equity Financing ................................................................................................................................ 18
          Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Demand for Online Social Networking ................................................................................................................. 18
             Opportunity - Increase in Internet Usage................................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Expansion through Acquisitions ........................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Growing Enterprise Applications Markets ............................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives .............................................................................................................................................. 19
          Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Threats............................................................................................................................................. 19
             Threat - Technological Changes ............................................................................................................................................... 19
             Threat - Competitive Pressures ................................................................................................................................................. 19
             Threat - Foreign Currency Risk ................................................................................................................................................. 20
       Akamai Technologies, Inc. - Key Competitors .............................................
								
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