Akamai, a public company, is an enterprise technology vendor that provides content delivery network [CDN] and cloud security services. Enterprise-leading technologists largely use Akamai to manage their enterprise's strategy, procurement & implementation of media, application acceleration, cloud, security, online events, streaming, mobile, eCommerce, SaaS, and connected devices.

Notable enterprise vendors competing for wallet share alongside Akamai across business lines include: AWS, Barracuda Networks, Cloudflare, F5 Networks, Fortinet, Imperva, Radware, and Citrix.

IT leaders need insight into the solutions, reliability, implementation cost, support structure, and compatibility offered by Akamai - and its position, stability, and trajectory predominantly within the enterprise IT, CDN, web application firewalls, media, cloud, and eCommerce markets.

Since 2010, ETR has surveyed Akamai's target consumer base and end users about their forward-looking spending intentions with the company. Our survey methodology, frequency of polling and round table discussions with CIOs, allow us to capture and report, in real-time, changes in customer demand and the impact these changes have on Akamai's calendar year spend. Specifically, the data provides actionable insight into whether the company's products and services within Information Security and Productivity Apps are seeing an acceleration, flattening or deceleration in spending intentions within the enterprise.

The most recent spending intentions data for Akamai was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 9/12/2018 - 9/27/2018 and was sourced from 140 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $85B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 140 customers, 40 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 65 represent Global 2000 organizations.The report is available for purchase below.

VENN, ETR's events platform, hosted the CIO, Kumud Kalia, of Akamai on 10/17/2017. The conversation was recorded, transcribed and analyzed. The transcript and analysis are available for purchase below.

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