Akamai and Compaq Announce Alliance

Akamai Technologies Inc. and Compaq Computer Corporation announced that they have entered into an agreement to provide enterprise customers with the expertise, hardware and software to design and implement customized Web infrastructures.

As part of the agreement, Compaq Global Services will resell EdgeSuite, Akamai's service that enables the assembly, presentation and delivery of an enterprise's data and applications via Akamai's global network. Akamai will designate Compaq as a preferred vendor of servers.

Compaq will license Akamai's EdgeScape content-targeting technology to provide its services organization with applications and diagnostic tools for analyzing Web user data, and to design intelligent site architecture for enterprises. As an Akamai Consulting Partner, Compaq Global Services sales and technical forces will be trained and certified to integrate ESI and resell EdgeSuite.

For more information, visit www.akamai.com, or www.compaq.com.