Akamai Tackles Key Mobile Performance Challenges with Latest Version of Ion

Akamai Technologies, Inc. today unveiled several major advances to Akamai Ion, the company’s flagship Web Performance Solution. Ion is designed to accelerate the delivery of websites, web applications and mobile apps - even over cellular connections.

Recent improvements to Ion include:

Enhanced Mobile Performance – Ion offers improved browsing experiences by focusing on the ability to re-sequence CSS files, so that mobile audiences can view and interact with mobile web pages sooner, even over cellular connections.

Better Performance with Advanced HTTP/2 Support – Akamai is now making HTTP/2 support broadly available to all customers.

Reduced Complexity of Operations – Ion makes it simple to self-provision and configure cost-effective SSL/TLS certificates. Further, Akamai has refined Ion’s built-in Real User Monitoring (RUM) capabilities, including new reports which make it easy to monitor before/after performance.