iPrint Extends Relationship with Akamai for High-Speed Web Content Delivery
Press release from the issuing company
(Menlo Park, CA - March 28, 2001) - iPrint, inc. (NASDAQ: IPRT), the leading online printing technology and infrastructure provider, today announced that it has extended its agreement with Akamai Technologies, Inc., the leading Content Delivery Service Provider (CDSP), for use of Akamai's FreeFlowSM service, for superior speed, reliability and performance in the delivery of its rich Web content.
iPrint offers companies specialized commercial printing services through its corporate e-Print Centers, facilitating the printing of brochures, bound documentation, promotional and apparel items, and direct mail and fulfillment services. Using Akamai's FreeFlow service, iPrint accelerates rich content delivery to its corporate customers, including Oracle Corporation, as well as its Web site customers. iPrint will provide enhanced graphics serving, faster page-load times and optimal uptime-delivering reliability, performance and an unsurpassed user experience. iPrint first began using Akamai's services in July 2000. As iPrint's online presence has grown, Akamai's highly scalable infrastructure has helped iPrint to continue to meet growing user demand and provide customers with a compelling and consistent online experience.
iPrint also enables business customers to design, proof, and order custom-printed items using its innovative, online Design Studioä on its branded iPrint.com Web site, saving customers up to 50% off typical print shop rates. Printing is completed through iPrint's extensive network of commercial printing partners or via direct output to existing vendors.
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