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October 24, 2023
Partnership results in enhanced customer offerings powered by Digital Solutions and Cloud
CAMBRIDGE, Mass, October 24, 2023 – GlobalLogic Inc., a Hitachi Group Company and leader in Digital Engineering services, and Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM), the cloud company that powers and protects life online announced a strategic partnership intended to make a broad range of enterprise technology solutions available to customers globally. As a member of the Akamai Partner Program, GlobalLogic will design and build innovative products, platforms, and digital experiences for customers worldwide leveraging Akamai's cloud computing services, security, and content delivery network (CDN). GlobalLogic will collaborate with Akamai to offer system integration, managed services, and professional services to mutual customers globally.
Through the partnership, GlobalLogic and Akamai will serve customers across industries including media & entertainment, telecommunications, financial services, automotive and e-commerce, all of which have a well-established need to quickly bring to market high-performing applications where security and cost efficiencies are imperative. GlobalLogic's end-to-end product engineering and build-at-scale capabilities complement Akamai's ability to scale, protect, and deliver digital experiences online via its massively distributed Akamai Connected Cloud.
"Bringing together GlobalLogic's cutting-edge design and delivery of products, platforms and digital experiences with Akamai's cloud computing and security solutions worldwide, we are shaping the future of digital transformation," said David Wolf, Group Vice President of Communication, Media, and Entertainment at GlobalLogic. "Our strategic partnership is intended to drive modern success to the organizations and customers we serve together."
"Akamai's partnership with GlobalLogic combines nearly 50 years of building, integrating and scaling enterprise technology solutions to solve complex business challenges," said Paul Joseph, executive vice president, global sales and services, Akamai. "We're harnessing that power to help organizations that are building modern applications, which require contemporary approaches to development, cloud computing and security.
GlobalLogic (https://www.globallogic.com/) is a leader in digital engineering. We help brands across the globe design and build innovative products, platforms, and digital experiences for the modern world. By integrating experience design, complex engineering, and data expertise – we help our clients imagine what's possible and accelerate their transition into tomorrow's digital businesses. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, GlobalLogic operates design studios and engineering centers around the world, extending our deep expertise to customers in the automotive, communications, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, media and entertainment, semiconductor, and technology industries. GlobalLogic is a Hitachi Group Company operating under Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), which contributes to a sustainable society with a higher quality of life by driving innovation through data and technology as the Social Innovation Business.
Akamai powers and protects life online. Leading companies worldwide choose Akamai to build, deliver, and secure their digital experiences – helping billions of people live, work, and play every day. Akamai Connected Cloud, a massively distributed edge and cloud platform, puts apps and experiences closer to users and keeps threats farther away. Learn more about Akamai's cloud computing, security, and content delivery solutions at akamai.com and akamai.com/blog, or follow Akamai Technologies on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Hitachi drives Social Innovation Business, creating a sustainable society through the use of data and technology. We solve customers' and society's challenges with Lumada solutions leveraging IT, OT (Operational Technology) and products. Hitachi operates under the business structure of "Digital Systems & Services" - supporting our customers' digital transformation; "Green Energy & Mobility" - contributing to a decarbonized society through energy and railway systems, and "Connective Industries" - connecting products through digital technology to provide solutions in various industries. Driven by Digital, Green, and Innovation, we aim for growth through co-creation with our customers. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal year 2022 (ended March 31, 2023) totaled 10,881.1 billion yen, with 696 consolidated subsidiaries and approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at https://www.hitachi.com.