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SBE 430 Week 1 Case Study Akamai Technologies When Demand Exceeds Capacity

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1. Why does Akamai need to geographically disperse its servers to deliver its customers’ Web content? 2. If you wanted to deliver software content over the Internet, would you sign up for Akamai’s service? Why or why not? 3. What advantages does an advertiser derive from using Akamai’s service? What kinds of products might benefit from this kind of service? 4. Why don’t major business firms distribute their videos using P2P networks like Bittorrent? 5. Do you think Internet users should be charged based on the amount of bandwidth they consume, or a tiered plan in which users would pay in rough proportion to their usage? ==================================== SBE 430 Week 1 Case Study Pandora and the Freemium Business Model

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Case Study Read the Case Study at the end of Chapter 12, Elemica: Cooperation, Collaboration, and Community, and answer the following questions in detail (the paper should be no less than one page): Case Study Questions 1. Why is Elemica described as an example of an industry consortia net marketplace? How does it differ from other types of net marketplaces like ChemConnect? 2. If you were the owner of a small chemical company, what concerns would you have about joining Elemica? 3. Elemica claims to provide a community for participants in which they can transact, coordinate, and cooperate to produce products for less. Yet these firms also compete with one another when they sell chemicals to end-user firms in the automobile, airline, and manufacturing industries. How is this possible? 4. Review the concept of an industry-wide private industrial network and describe how Elemica illustrates many of the features of such a network. Submit your assignment to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this pag

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1. Why does Akamai need to geographically disperse its servers to deliver its customers’ Web content? 2. If you wanted to deliver...

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1. Why does Akamai need to geographically disperse its servers to deliver its customers’ Web content? 2. If you wanted to deliver...

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