akamai-logoAkamai Technologies, a global leader in Content Delivery Networks as well as web optimization services, announced the opening of its new, state-of-the-art data center facility in Sydney, Australia. This new facility, which is built as part of the Company’s global expansion plan supports its latest scrubbing features to ensure advanced mitigation of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

Akamai mentioned that this new facility was extremely crucial since Asia-Pacific region continues to be a major source of global attack traffic, and with increase In magnitude, scale as well as complexity of attacks Akamai continues to further increase its network capacity as well. The addition of this data center ensures that Akamai now has scrubbing centers in all strategic locations covering North America, Europe as well as South America.

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