Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) has announced apartnership with Akamai, becoming the first local channel partner of one of the world’s largest Content Delivery Network (CDN) service providers and the first telecom company in the country to offer a full suite of CDN solutions for enterprises.
The alliance is seen to boost businesses’ Internet experience through faster content availability and access. Distributed across the globe in over 110 countries, the Akamai Intelligent Platform delivers secure, high-performing web experiences on any device, from any location, and delivers over two trillion Internet transactions daily.
“Today, digital content – whether it’s video, other shareable visuals, or even other online applications – has proven to be an indispensable tool for companies to reach their customers,” shared PLDT FVP and Head of PLDT ALPHA Enterprise Jovy Hernandez. “Our alliance with Akamai puts us in the perfect position to support our enterprise clients as they leverage on digital technology to create more meaningful connections with their own customers, by enabling them to optimise web and mobile user experiences. “Furthermore, this strategic alliance will enable us to deliver and manage content delivery from anywhere in the world, as we leverage on Akamai’s reach and scale with more than 200,000 servers globally – still with the most number of servers versus other CDNs to date.”