SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. -- SurfControl (London: SRF), the leading provider of global on-demand, network and endpoint IT security solutions, and Akamai Technologies, (Nasdaq: AKAM), the leading global service provider for accelerating content and business processes online, today announced that SurfControl has moved its product download and threat list updates to Akamai's infrastructure.
Akamai's infrastructure deployment will provide SurfControl with best-in-class global reach for Internet threat protection update lists for its on-site products. SurfControl currently has global data center presence for its on-demand solutions hosted with Equinix in the U.S. and Asia/Pacific, and with IX Europe.
Akamai's Electronic Software Delivery solution will enable SurfControl to deliver more frequent updates, accelerate threat update delivery times by up to 300 percent and increase site capacity to accommodate a growing number of customers, as well as surges in traffic. Predictable, best-of-breed online performance has already resulted in improved customer satisfaction, and is supporting the company's expansion into emerging economic areas such as South America, Eastern Europe, India, and China.