Form 8-K












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report: April 27, 2011

(Date of earliest event reported)




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Delaware   0-27275   04-3432319

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

8 Cambridge Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 444-3000



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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On April 27, 2011, Akamai Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) announced its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. The full text of the press release issued in connection with the announcement is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

The information in Item 2.02 of this Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors of Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers

As previously reported on the Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 19, 2011, Pamela Craig was appointed as a director of the Company effective as of April 1, 2011. On the recommendation of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Ms. Craig to serve on the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors effective as of May 1, 2011.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

The following exhibit relating to Item 2.02 shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed:


99.1 Press Release dated April 27, 2011




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: April 27, 2011   AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

/s/ J. Donald Sherman

  J. Donald Sherman
  Chief Financial Officer



Exhibit Index


99.1 Press Release dated April 27, 2011