Comcast Business adds Akamai-powered SecurityEdge and other new products in 2019; sees a year-over-year 4.1% increase in customers and a 4.3% increase in revenue per customer

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"Comcast Business saw a 4.3% increase in revenue per customer as we added new products in 2019, one of which included SecurityEdge."

Shena Seneca Tharnish , VP, Cybersecurity Products , Comcast Business Services

Comcast Business serves small, medium, and enterprise-level customers throughout the United States, offering connectivity in internet access, networking, and software-defined networking. As the Vice President of Cybersecurity Products, Shena Tharnish leads her team in understanding the cybersecurity needs of their end-user customers and developing meaningful products based on those needs. They found that more than half of their small business customers had experienced some sort of data breach or security incident. To solve this problem, Comcast partnered with Akamai to develop a new solution, SecurityEdge. According to Tharnish, adoption has exceeded their expectations. Before the end of Q1, they were already well on their way to exceeding their goals for 2020. Akamai-powered SecurityEdge provides the end-to-end security solution for small businesses that Comcast was seeking. Comcast Business has plans to continue on this path, not only for small businesses, but mid-market and enterprise-level customers, as well.

About Comcast Business

Comcast Business offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, TV and Managed Enterprise Solutions to help organizations of all sizes transform their business. Powered by an advanced network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is one of the largest contributors to the growth of Comcast Cable. Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and has emerged as a force in the Enterprise market; recognized over the last two years by leading industry associations as one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services.

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 sempatim.net, , or on Twitter. You can find our global contact information at sempatim.net/locations.