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.”
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.