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CNET Microsoft invests in Akamai

Sep 27, 1999, 16:46 (9 Talkback[s])
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"Microsoft has agreed to invest $15 million in Akamai Technologies, giving it about a 1 percent stake in the Internet start-up. ... Akamai sells software, called FreeFlow, that speeds delivery of Web pages.

As part of its agreement with Microsoft, Akamai will develop a version of its computer server software that can run on Microsoft's Windows NT operating system. Akamai's existing software has run on Linux, a Unix-like operating system."

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