Akamai and Saguna Win Best Innovation Award

March 4, 2015

Akamai and Saguna Network Aware Encrypted Content Optimization Solution is the Winner of the Network Intelligence Award in the Best Innovation category.

The Network Intelligence Alliance (NI Alliance) announced the winners of the Network Intelligence Awards 2015 during Mobile World Congress #MWC15. These industry awards recognize and reward telecommunications companies that have successfully integrated network intelligence in Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) architectures.

The Akamai and Saguna Network Aware for Encrypted Content Optimization solution optimizes delivery of encrypted content on mobile networks. The solution features a Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) node operating inside the mobile Radio Access Network (RAN) and a Content Server located outside of the mobile network. Using a specialized layer-7 enrichment mechanism, bi-directional real-time metadata is injected into encrypted SSL streams. This breakthrough solution provides the much needed ability to optimize delivery of encrypted content. By taking into account real-time network conditions, the  Network Aware for Encrypted Content Optimization  solution improves the user experience.