SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: April 9, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 444-3000
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
Effective January 1, 2018, Akamai Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") adopted the pronouncements of the new revenue recognition standard, Accounting Standards Codification No. 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. The Company adopted the standard on a retrospective basis and revised its results of operations for the years ended December 31, 2017 and 2016, and each of the quarterly periods therein. In order to facilitate review of the restated results, on April 9, 2018, the Company posted the revisions to its consolidated statements of income and other key disaggregated revenue amounts to the Investor Relations section of its website at www.akamai.com.
The information provided under this Form 8-K shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: April 9, 2018
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
/s/ James Benson
Chief Financial Officer