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Swisscom and Akamai strategic partnership

March 15, 2013

Swiss telecoms provider Swisscom and cloud infrastructure service provider Akamai Technologies have formed a strategic partnership focused on the growing content delivery, web application acceleration and cloud security market.  This new alliance brings together two experts in their respective industries to provide solutions that intedn to improve the web and cloud experience for both enterprises and consumers in Switzerland.

Under the terms of the agreement, both companies have agreed to invest in joint go-to-market capabilities including sales, customer support and marketing resources to pursue new opportunities in Switzerland.

Urs Schaeppi, CEO Swisscom (Switzerland), explained, “With this collaboration, we combine innovative Akamai services with our strong brand, deep customer understanding and local support.  The new services will address the growing expectations of enterprise customers for high-performing delivery of digital content, video and cloud applications. It will support the explosive growth in devices, content and traffic, all while helping to defend customers against an increasing flood of security attacks. This not only enables an optimum online experience for internet users but also supports our corporate promise to be a trustworthy partner in the digital world.”

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