Akamai revenue rises 26% to USD 476 million in Q2

Thursday 31 July 2014 | 11:21 CET | News
Cloud services provider Akamai Technologies reported a revenue of USD 476 million in the second quarter, up 26 percent on USD 378 million in the year-earlier period, as growth remained solid across every geography and solution category. CEO Tom Leighton said performance was particularly strong in the security and media delivery business. Adjusted EBITDA increased to USD 204 million from USD 166 million, for a 43 percent margin, down by one percentage point on the second quarter of 2013. Net profit rose by 18 percent to USD 73 million (USD 0.40 EPS) from USD 62 million (USD 0.34 EPS).

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