Quick take on Akamai: Akamai has both a differentiated value-added services business handling...

|By:, SA News Editor

Quick take on Akamai: Akamai has both a differentiated value-added services business handling content such as web pages and cloud software, and a media delivery business handling content such as video streams and software downloads. The latter is highly commodotized, features strong competition from LVLT and LLNW, and is mostly responsible for Akamai's recent troubles.