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Akamai CSO Andy Ellis Details Linux Usage - VIDEO

From the 'Linux Everywhere' files:

It should come as no surprise that Akamai, the world's largest Content Delivery Network uses Linux as a core underpinning for its' 120,000 server network.

What might not be as well known is that Akamai builds its own flavor of Linux to support its network. Akamai's Linux is based on Debian and Chief Security Officer, Andy Ellis explained to me that, it gives his company more control for security.

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.