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Akamai Getting Married to Google? Makes Sense But Not So Fast

A Google acquisition of Akamai makes sense to me, not only because I own AKAM, but because there is tremendous synergy between the two companies.  It also makes sense, perhaps even more so, for AT&T or Verizon to make a bid.   while Akamai is one of those companies destined to be acquired some day, it is all too frequently the subject of unfounded rumors which may be the situation now.  Regardless, the question of acquisition is only one of timing.

 

Disclosure: Long AKAM