Akamai takes cloud computing to its edge network

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Cloud firm Akamai Technologies has unveiled plans to embed cloud computing capabilities into its massive edge network.

Akamai’s Generalized Edge Compute (Gecko) advances Akamai’s strategy to be the cloud computing platform for companies that want to deliver better experiences by running workloads closer to users, devices, and sources of data.

Akamai’s move comes at an exciting juncture for the technology industry. In a worldwide study conducted in 2023, ClearPath...