Ericsson and Akamai have recently joined forces to offer a unique Cloud Computing solution for the mobile market:
Ericsson is a world leader in the telecommunications services and technologies market. Number one for 2G, 3G and 4G mobile technologies, Ericsson helps operators manage networks serving over 2 billion subscribers and also occupies a leading position in the “managed services” market. Ericsson is currently the only company that can build, operate and manage any type of network and integrate any type of network technology regardless of the equipment in place, anywhere in the world. It is the only company to have won a Managed Services contract for an LTE network.
Akamai is the market leader in web application acceleration and performance management, multimedia streaming services and content delivery. Akamai's Intelligent Internet PlatformTM facilitates company online operations as it guarantees performance, immediate upgradability, enhanced security and useful data. It comprises nearly one hundred thousand servers deployed in 72 countries and covers most Internet networks. These servers are all controlled by Akamai software which monitors Internet conditions at all times. The platform makes millions of real-time adjustments in response to surges, security threats and network failures to ensure that our clients are not affected.
Cross and Ericsson have teamed up to offer a mobile solution that will help international organisations take advantage of emerging technologies.