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What is Akamai?

If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward.
Akamai is a tool in the Content Delivery Network category of a tech stack.

Who uses Akamai?

1597 companies reportedly use Akamai in their tech stacks, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and Salesforce.

66 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Akamai.

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Akamai Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Akamai in their tech stack.

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Akamai sits at the front of the site, all assets and pages are cached for a minimum of 60 seconds. Requests to the edge peak at over 100k/s. Akamai

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Akamai Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Akamai?
Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.
Google Cloud CDN
Google Cloud CDN leverages Google's globally distributed edge caches to accelerate content delivery for websites and applications served out of Google Compute Engine. Cloud CDN lowers network latency, offloads origins, and reduces serving costs. Once you've set up HTTP(S) Load Balancing, simply enable Cloud CDN with a single checkbox.
Amazon CloudFront
Amazon CloudFront can be used to deliver your entire website, including dynamic, static, streaming, and interactive content using a global network of edge locations. Requests for your content are automatically routed to the nearest edge location, so content is delivered with the best possible performance.
The MaxCDN Content Delivery Network efficiently delivers your site’s static file through hundreds of servers instead of slogging through a single host. This "smart route" technology distributes your content to your visitors via the city closest to them.
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Akamai's Stats

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Akamai's Followers
93 developers follow Akamai to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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