Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) provides services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet, ranging from live and on-demand streaming video capabilities to conventional content on Websites, to tools that help people transact business and reach out to new and existing customers. The Company's solutions are designed to help companies, government agencies and other enterprises. It offers application performance services, services and solutions for digital media and software distribution and storage, content and application delivery, online advertising-related services and other specialized Internet-based offerings. During the year ended December 31, 2009, the Company launched the Akamai HD Network, a new high definition (HD), streaming delivery platform that is designed to enable its customers to offer live and on-demand HD video online to viewers. In June 2010, it acquired Velocitude, a mobile services platform.