AirAsia has signed a 10-year agreement with
Akamai Technologies to enhance its website through Akamai’s
Dynamic Site Acceleration solution.
Akamai’s Dynamic Site Acceleration solutions
claim to deliver website performance up to five times faster than
the origin web infrastructure and handles the specific
requirements of dynamically-generated content - without a costly
hardware build out.
By leveraging Akamai’s globally-distributed
delivery network of 42,000 secure servers equipped with
specialized software and deployed in 70 countries, AirAsia will
provide a superior online experience to its customers with
enhanced site speed and performance.
Akamai is a global leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions
and enterprise applications online.
Dato’ Sri Tony
Fernandes, Group CEO, AirAsia Berhad said, “AirAsia’s website is
highly popular and enjoys an average of one million unique
visitors a month. With our promotional deals and free-seat
regional campaigns, the number of hits increases dramatically, so
we need a solution to ensure our guests have a speedier, more
reliable and uninterrupted online experience on airasia.com. We
are very pleased with our partnership with Akamai for providing
world-class technological expertise in helping to build profitable
and high-performance online businesses for AirAsia.”
Stuart Spiteri, Managing Director, Asia
Pacific for Akamai Technologies said, “Akamai has the unique ability to help
accelerate AirAsia’s dynamic online content they depend on to
build market share and enhance their brand. For the past 10 years,
Akamai has made it our goal to power a better Internet for
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