NSA to offer services based on Akamai products exclusively to the North American distribution market

NSA Computer Exchange Corporation, North American leader in Distribution Software and Support, announced a partnership with Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to enable distributors to have immediate access to the Akamai Website security and acceleration—designed to optimize performance of search content and e-commerce order placement, and securing remote users through Akamai’s business continuity program.

As part of the Akamai/NSA relationship, NSA is pleased to bring to the distribution market a series of services that include Akamai’s market-leading acceleration and security solutions. NSA’s enterprise customers will be able to purchase availableAkamai offerings as part of the organization’s NSA partnership agreement. In addition, customers will receive integrated, one-stop service and support from NSA and Akamai.

“Through this strategic partnership, NSA and Akamai are helping usher in the next generation of secure content delivery tailored specifically for Distribution ERP –for on premise and cloud platform customers of all sizes,” said Brian Weaver, Vice President of Sales, NSA. “The NSA e-commerce offering combines the intelligent NSA e-commerce platform offerings with the secure delivery advantages of Akamai’s world-class web-based order security and acceleration performance. NSA customers can manage and purchase Akamai’s unique acceleration and security product portfolio ,through a single enterprise agreement.”

Together, NSA and Akamai now have one of the largest security and web acceleration solution offerings for distribution customers on the planet.Customers can benefit from combining NSA’s decades of experience delivering and supporting ERP software packages to large and mid-sized distribution clients throughout North America with Akamai’s 22 years of delivering and securing applications at the edge. Akamai and NSA plan to continue to collaborate and expand the suite of solutions available based on additional Akamai security solutions that add value to the distribution market.

“We believe the power of NSA in the distribution space combined with the reach and scale of Akamai’s security solutions opens a wealth of new possibilities for building and delivering highly-effective, cloud-based solutions for a host of applications for distributors,” said Dave Allen, Vice President Americas Channels, Akamai. “From mid-size to enterprise-size distributors, businesses need the assurance of scale, performance, and security as more and more applications and workloads move to the cloud. We look forward to collaborating with NSA and being a part of its open and flexible value-add strategy.”

About Akamai

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies. Akamai’s intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps, and experiences closer to users than anyone —and attacks and threats far away. Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics, and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn why the world’s top brands trust Akamai, visit www.akamai.com, blogs.akamai.com, or @Akamai on Twitter. You can find our global contact information at www.akamai.com/locations.

About NSA Professional Services (NSA)

Since 1984, NSA Professional Services has been helping successful wholesale distribution businesses grow and prosper by leveraging and implementing world class software and processes. Our mantra is simple and clear –the right product, the right process, and the right people to ensure a successful project and a long-term relationship. Having over 3 decades of working knowledge in inventory and warehouse management, accounting and financing, software development, eCommerce, business intelligence, networking, communications, cloud and managed services, sales and project management, our processes have become refined beyond reproach. Please visit www.nsacom.com.

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