Akamai vs Amazon CloudFront vs Fastly

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Akamai

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Pros of Akamai
Pros of Amazon CloudFront
Pros of Fastly
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      Fast
    • 166
      Cdn
    • 157
      Compatible with other aws services
    • 125
      Simple
    • 108
      Global
    • 41
      Cheap
    • 36
      Cost-effective
    • 27
      Reliable
    • 19
      One stop solution
    • 9
      Elastic
    • 1
      Object store
    • 1
      HTTP/2 Support
    • 27
      Real-time updates
    • 23
      Fastest CDN
    • 20
      Powerful API
    • 19
      Great support
    • 13
      Great customer support
    • 6
      Custom VCL
    • 6
      Instant Purging
    • 5
      Tag-based Purging
    • 5
      Good pricing
    • 4
      HTTP/2 Support
    • 3
      Best CDN
    • 3
      Image processing on demande (Fastly IO)
    • 3
      Speed & functionality

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    Cons of Akamai
    Cons of Amazon CloudFront
    Cons of Fastly
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      • 3
        UI could use some work
      • 1
        Invalidations take so long
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        Minimum $50/mo spend

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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.

      What is 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.

      What is Fastly?

      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.

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      What are some alternatives to Akamai, Amazon CloudFront, and Fastly?
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      Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
      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.
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      API management, design, analytics, and security are at the heart of modern digital architecture. The Apigee intelligent API platform is a complete solution for moving business to the digital world.
      Imperva
      It provides complete cyber security by protecting what really matters most—your data and applications—whether on-premises or in the cloud.
      F5
      It powers apps from development through their entire life cycle, so our customers can deliver differentiated, high-performing, and secure digital experiences.
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