Set to be the second largest for Akamai globally
Bengaluru, India | October 05, 2018
Akamai Unveils New Facility in Bengaluru
[L to R] Graeme Beardsell, Vice President and Managing Director, APJ, Akamai and Dr. Tom Leighton, CEO and Co-Founder, Akamai along with Mr. Prasad Mandava, Managing Director, India and Vice President, Engineering, Akamai during the inauguration ceremony of Akamai’s new facility at Embassy Golf Links in Bengaluru
Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, announced the opening of its new facility at Embassy Golf Links which is one of the largest IT Business Parks in Bengaluru. The approximately 250,000 square foot facility is scheduled to house more than 2000 employees over the next few years.
With all of Akamai’s Business Units and supporting functions present at the facility, the Embassy Golf Links office will also house an Akamai Network Operations Centre, an Akamai Security Operations Command Centre and a Broadcast Operations Command Centre to service customers in the region and across the globe. Fostering a vibrant culture, the Akamai Bangalore office is one of three centers of innovation and excellence maintained by the company and has been the incubation center for some of Akamai’s most ground breaking initiatives.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Tom Leighton, CEO, Akamai, said, “Akamai has had a presence in Bengaluru for more than a decade. We’re proud of how our local team delivers meaningful innovation for the company globally and for customers locally, helping Indian organizations harness the full power of the Internet.”
Prasad Mandava, Managing Director, India, and Vice President, Engineering, Akamai, added, “The facility represents Akamai’s continued commitment to our colleagues in India who, for over a decade, have built products and solutions that have helped businesses thrive in the internet-age. This facility, Akamai’s second largest across the world, stands as a testament to the culture of innovation and value that the India site brings to Akamai and its customers globally.”
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies. Akamai’s intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone — and attacks and threats far away. Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn why the world’s top brands trust Akamai, visit www.akamai.com, blogs.akamai.com, or @Akamai on Twitter.