Last Tuesday (on March 20, 2012), Akamai Technologies
, one of the leading providers of cloud-based optimization services, announced
the launch of its Aqua Mobile Accelerator offering, which combines various performance enhancements aimed at reducing the latency and packet loss for mobile websites, thus improving the performance of websites and applications on smart phones.
With more and more global audiences using their mobile phones for browsing the Internet, it is very important that businesses understand the importance of a good mobile website. The Aqua Mobile accelerator leverages the Akamai Intelligent Platform and combines a set of features to deliver better optimization. Among the features, include the Akamai Mobile protocol, which uses HTTP pipelining for best results and the Mobile Detection and Redirect features to send website content that is optimized for the device.
At its end, Akamai mentioned that it was happy for the launch of its Aqua Mobile Accelerator toolkit, which would help its customers provide better performance and QoS to the end users of their mobile websites.