Akamai Technologies, a prominent information and communication technology (ICT) vendor, relies on a network of sales channel partners to sell and distribute its offerings across its customer base. According to proprietary analysis in GlobalData’s Akamai Technologies Partner Ecosystem Profile, the networking, security, and cloud computing categories account for 89% of the total partner engagements, as of July 2021. Buy the profile here.
Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications over the internet. The company offers cloud security, mobile and web performance, enterprise security, carrier, and media delivery solutions. Akamai serves diverse industries, including e-commerce, media, public sector, publishing, gaming, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, and hospitality and travel. The company markets its solutions through direct sales teams, channel partners, service organizations, application service providers, system integrators, referral partners and resellers. It has business presence across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Akamai is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the US.
As depicted in the chart above, Akamai Technologies's partner engagements are focused on serving clients across Asia-Pacific, which accounted for majority of their overall partner engagements, followed by Western Europe, according to GlobalData's report.
Healthcare, government, and retail emerged as the top three industry verticals, that Akamai Technologies is focusing on serving via its partners. These verticals together contributed 21.6% of the total vertical-specific partner engagements, with healthcare leading the partner engagement distribution.
The table below covers prominent partners of Akamai Technologies based on GlobalData's proprietary scoring framework, which analyzes partner engagements on multiple parameters including revenue band, employee band, partnership certification, partner vertical and geography focus, among others. The majority of Akamai Technologies's partners are value-added distributors or resellers.
GlobalData's Partner Network Database tracks and evaluates the partner ecosystem for over 300 ICT vendors, across 29 industries, 18 ICT solution areas, and 7 regions using a proprietary partner scoring framework. To uncover and analyses the partner network for other leading ICT vendors, access GlobalData's proprietary partner ecosystem profiles below:
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