Akamai will help distribute Olympic news on the Web
Akamai Technologies Inc. today announced that its Web Application Accelerator service will be used to enable faster accessibility to Olympic-related news coming from China.
The Cambridge company provides managed services for powering rich media, dynamic transactions, and enterprise applications online.
Akamai said today that its teaming up with the NewsMarket, a platform for global brands to market and deliver video to all their audiences, on the Olympics project.
The NewsMarket is also using Akamai's Media Delivery solution for Adobe Flash streaming and Electronic Software Delivery for faster video download services for journalists, Akamai said.
(By Chris Reidy, Globe staff)