SEP 30, 2018 | GLOBAL
Akamai and Slack Join BSA | The Software Alliance
WASHINGTON – October 1, 2018 – BSA | The Software Alliance is pleased to welcome Akamai and Slack as new global policy members.
- Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies and helps them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai’s portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics, and 24/7/365 monitoring. Founded in 1998 and based in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has more than 7,600 employees worldwide with EMEA headquarters in London, and APAC headquarters in Singapore.
- Slack is the leading global collaboration hub that makes people’s working lives simpler, more pleasant, and more productive. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses and teams of every kind use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Founded in 2009, they have more than 70,000 paying companies and 8 million daily active users; 65 companies from the Fortune 100 have paid Slack workspaces. Based in San Francisco, Slack has more than 1,200 employees and additional office locations in New York, Vancouver, London, Toronto, Dublin, Melbourne, and Tokyo.
“We welcome Akamai and Slack to BSA,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “Policy issues like privacy, artificial intelligence, and software security are of great interest to governments around the world. We look forward to working with Akamai and Slack to help us shape these discussions as they continue to evolve.”
BSA |“软件联盟”(www.bsa.org) 是全球软件行业的主要倡导者，旨在代表该行业，向政府和国际市场发声。其成员包括全球最具创新力的公司，这些公司制定的软件解决方案，不但能够刺激经济，还能提升现代生活的品质。
BSA 的总部位于华盛顿特区，其营运机构遍布 30 多个国家。BSA 凭借这些机构，率先涉足合规项目，以期促进使用合法软件、倡导制定公共政策，并以此培养技术创新能力，以及推动发展数字经济。