Video Series: Industry Focus

In a business climate where a fast, available and responsive website can mean the difference between success and failure, ensuring customers’ online and mobile experience is up to scratch is imperative. The rapid migration of buying habits from brick-and-mortar to online and mobile has created enormous opportunities for a number of industries, but also a series of challenges in enabling the user experiences that customers demand. In our ‘Industry Focus’ video series, we look at Financial Services, Commerce and High Tech to see the specific challenges they face in ensuring their websites tick all the boxes, and how they can overcome them.

Financial Services

In today’s financial world, smart organisations face tremendous pressure to deliver mission critical Web applications quickly, reliably and securely. Malicious attacks against the Financial Services industry are increasing daily. Financial institutions must meet regulatory requirements and protect their clients.

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Visionary Online Bank Thwarts Major DDoS Attack and Extortionists with Akamai Prolexic Routed

Commerce Industry

The competition for wallet share has never been greater. A well designed application delivered over the internet is only as good as the client experience. You need a world class delivery platform! Learn how IBM Edge Delivery Services powered by Akamai transforms the Internet into an Enterprise class network.

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High Tech Industry

In a market where innovation is the name of the game and competition is fierce, Progressive High Tech organisations must deliver products and services quickly, efficiently and cost effectively. The High Tech Industry must ensure unmatched cloud computing security to prevent malicious attacks, data theft and downtime.

Further reading:

Visionary Online Bank Thwarts Major DDoS Attack and Extortionists with Akamai Prolexic Routed

Cross Industry

The difference between success and failure comes down to user perception of response time, reliability and safety. Sophisticated online users expect a high quality experience regardless of location and device type. IBM Edge Delivery Services powered by Akamai overcomes the complexities so the Internet works as a trusted, reliable and secure platform.

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