[Owasp-leaders] Akamai

Tony UV tonyuv at owasp.org
Fri Sep 17 00:21:28 EDT 2010


I think this is a great idea.  Thumbs up from me.

Tony UcedaVelez, CISM, CISA, GSEC
Chapter Lead
OWASP Atlanta
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Atlanta_Georgia
Twitter: @versprite

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] On Behalf Of Jim Manico
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2010 8:28 PM
To: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
Subject: [Owasp-leaders] Akamai

Hello Leaders,

I just got off the phone with Mike Smith  from Akamai, and Akamai has
offered to "Akamize" all of OWASP.org for a full year for free. This is
normally about 60k/year.

Starting next year, Akamai offered to trade a corporate membership for the
years service. (They just became corporate members for this year, thanks
guys!)

This is a VERY big deal. There are no crazy strings attached. This will
dramatically improve the response time and scalability capabilities of
OWASP.org while dramatically reducing our bandwidth utilization.

We should go for it in my opinion.

Thoughts?

PS: I am from Hawaii but I have no professional affiliation with Akamai in
any way. I just had Andy on the podcast, that's it.

Aloha!

-Jim Manico
http://manico.net
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