Akamai Acquires Blaze Software

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[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Akamai Technologies has acquired Blaze Software, a provider of frontend optimization (FEO) technology, in a cash transaction.  The size of the deal was not shared.

The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai’s site acceleration solutions with technology designed to optimize the speed at which a Web page is rendered, regardless of end user device.

As a cloud-based service that requires no software or code changes by the customer, Blaze’s offering is designed to work with any web site.  Akamai plans to integrate the technology into its global cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere.