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IntraLinks Enhances Customer Experience as Global User Base Expands

June 26, 2009

Akamai Helps Accelerate Performance through Its Globally-Distributed and Scalable Platform

NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ — IntraLinks(R), the leading provider of critical information exchange solutions, today announced that the company will accelerate its mission-critical business application using Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM), a company that powers rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online. IntraLinks will increase productivity and speed for its customers around the world leveraging Akamai’s Web Application Accelerator and IP Application Accelerator. Both solutions are delivered through Akamai’s globally distributed and highly-scalable platform of more than 48,000 deployed servers in 70 countries.

“As our global client base continues to grow, we need to ensure that all users, whether in the Americas, EMEA or Asia-Pacific, experience the highest level of service in terms of availability and speed,” said John Landy, chief technology officer for IntraLinks. “We are using Akamai’s global network routing and application acceleration services to reduce standard network latency over the Internet, giving our customers the feeling that our application is running within their data center. We anticipate that users outside the U.S. will now be able to access our platform at nearly twice the speed they could previously.”

“Software as a service companies recognize the importance of fast and reliable performance of their applications as end users demand consistent and high-performance business solutions,” said Willie Tejada, vice president, Application and Site Acceleration, Akamai. “Akamai’s Web Application Accelerator and IP Application Accelerator are designed to accelerate these mission-critical business solutions to global end users. With Akamai’s help, IntraLinks will be able to deliver their applications to its growing global customer base in a fast and reliable manner.”

About IntraLinks

IntraLinks provides on-demand solutions for businesses to securely collaborate, communicate and exchange critical information inside and outside the enterprise. For more than a decade, 750,000 professionals from more than 90,000 organizations have relied on IntraLinks to accelerate workflow, optimize business processes and realize new profit potential. IntraLinks counts 800 of the Fortune 1000 as clients, including AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and the FDIC. For more information, visit www.intralinks.com.

About Akamai

Akamai(R) provides market-leading managed services for powering rich media, dynamic transactions, and enterprise applications online. Having pioneered the content delivery market one decade ago, Akamai’s services have been adopted by the world’s most recognized brands across diverse industries. The alternative to centralized Web infrastructure, Akamai’s global network of tens of thousands of distributed servers provides the scale, reliability, insight and performance for businesses to succeed online. Akamai has transformed the Internet into a more viable place to inform, entertain, interact, and collaborate. To experience The Akamai Difference, visit www.akamai.com.

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