Here’s info about our Akamai road trip:
The CIS Sandbox is going on a road trip to Akamai Technologies in Cambridge.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. is an Internet content delivery network headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Akamai's network is one of the world's largest distributed-computing platforms. Akamai provides a service to companies that have content on the Internet (Akamai's customers), to more efficiently deliver this content to users browsing the Web.
Date: Friday, April 19
Time: 2:00 pm- 4:30pm at
2:00 – 2:10 Arrival
2:10 – 2:40 Akamai Technology Overview
2:40 – 3:00 Network Operations Command Center Tour
3:00 – 4:30 Network with Bentley Alumni working at Akamai about career information
We will help to arrange rides to Cambridge, or organize groups to take the Bentley Shuttle to Harvard Square, and then hop the T two stops to Kendall Square where Akamai’s offices are located.
You must register on Eventbrite, and sign up on the Ride board, indicating your transportation preference. (If you take the T, you are responsible for your own subway fare to and from Kendall Square).
Due to limited space, this event is open to MSIT Students, and CIS Majors and Minors who are Juniors or Seniors.
When & Where
Bentley CIS Sandbox
The CIS Learning and Technology Sandbox is a space for students to work and study together, seek assistance in their classes, and try out new technologies. The facility has four tables with large monitors for group collaboration, several desktop computers running Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems, a Google TV, a SMART Board, and an xBox.