Who is Akamai’s Next Acquisition

Akamai recently raised $600M in a bond offering. They have $1B in cash, sitting in the bank. In 2013, Akamai recorded $1.57B in annual revenue. Prolexic adds about $60M in annual revenue to Akamai’s top line. In 2020, Akamai wants

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Cool Startup: Aorato

Aorato, based in New York, was founded in 2012 and has raised $10M in funding. It currently has a dozen employees and counting. Aorato came out of stealth mode in January, and offers a new type of advance firewall that

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Experienced My First DDoS Attack

Something interesting happened yesterday, while writing about cyber security and CDNs, I experienced my first DDoS attack, that hit two service providers, whose plug-ins I use for my WordPress website. I currently host my WordPress site on WPEngine, the best

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