IP Application Accelerator

IP Application Accelerator (IPA) is designed to enable enterprises to deliver IP applications to globally distributed users quickly, securely and reliably – without the expense of building out and supporting dedicated IT infrastructure. It delivers high availability and consistent response times worldwide to support web applications including real-time interactive web conferencing solutions, virtualized applications and desktops (VDI), secure large files, and applications accessed over SSL VPN connections and via mobile devices. IPA also supports hosting and SaaS providers in their delivery cloud applications such as of remote desktop management, hosted email, archiving, and other applications. Built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, the IPA service leverages technologies that improve delivery of TCP/IP applications by overcoming the real-time latency, packet loss, and transport inefficiencies of the public Internet.


Improve application performance by optimizing routes, minimizing trips and reducing packet loss


Scale automatically to address peak traffic and detect/avoid security threats


Extend your application acceleration platform globally with no additional IT build-out


Protect content and users – all traffic is encapsulated to maintain integrity, you can block specific IP addresses/regions and all Akamai servers are in secure data centers.


Gain visibility and agility by monitoring and controlling traffic and through tools, alerts and reports