Akamai to Acquire Linode

https://www.akamai.com/newsroom/press-release/akamai-to-acquire-linode

Slightly odd one - Akamai is all about big customers while linode is very much focussed on small biz / individuals

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  • vyasvyas OGContent Writer
    edited February 16

    900 million ticket price 🎟

    9 times anticipated revenue. Tax credits for 15 years, equivalent of NPV of 120 million dollars today…

    Seems like acquisition for bookkeeping than for marketing or strategic fit
    Hmm

    ☁️ is bubbling

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  • @vyas said: ☁️ is bubbling

    Not sure how to interpret that, but I settled on it being something about a fart.

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  • vyasvyas OGContent Writer
    edited February 16

    @tetech said:

    @vyas said: ☁️ is bubbling

    Not sure how to interpret that, but I settled on it being something about a fart.

    Lol

    I typed cloud and this one showed up on my iOS keyboard. ☁️

    Fart
    💨 looks like this

    Cloud
    🌧 also looks like this

    /deviation

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  • I don't know if Linode will have a wave of promotions because of this.

  • sonicsonic OG
    edited February 16

    @spiritlhl said:
    I don't know if Linode will have a wave of promotions because of this.

    I doubt that.

  • @spiritlhl said:
    I don't know if Linode will have a wave of promotions because of this.

    Maybe a wave of price increases instead?

  • RadiRadi Hosting ProviderOG
    edited February 20

    Wish them best of luck.

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