Akamai and Orange form content delivery strategic alliance Orange and Akamai have announced a strategic alliance to address the growing needs of the enterprise sector for improved content delivery. Orange has agreed to use technology from Akamai's Aura Network Solutions to provide CDN services to business customers. Upon deployment, the operator's enterprise division Orange Business Services will market these solutions initially in France. In addition, the two groups have formed an innovation steering committee to identify areas of innovation in the field of CDN solutions.
Akamai Q4 results tracking ahead of consensus, says Pacific Crest Pacific Crest believes that Akamai is poised to report stronger than expected Q4 results. The firm keeps a $65 price target and Outperform rating on the shares.
Akamai hits highs of day amid takeover speculation The move higher in shares of Akamai (AKAM) is being attributed to takeover speculation. The suitor rumored to be interested is Alibaba (BABA). Shares of Akamai are at highs of the day, up 3% to $62.00.