CloudFlare vs. Akamai vs. EdgeCast

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Description

What is CloudFlare?

Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.

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 EdgeCast?

EdgeCast is a content delivery network (CDN) that helps companies accelerate and deliver static and dynamic content to end users around the world. Major customers include Yahoo!, Tumblr, Pinterest, Wordpress, and Imgur. The company has about 4,500 customers (as of June 2012) and carries about 5% of the world’s internet traffic.

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    Cons

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    What are the cons of using EdgeCast?
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    Pricing

    How much does CloudFlare cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use CloudFlare?
    1979 companies on StackShare use CloudFlare
    What companies use Akamai?
    91 companies on StackShare use Akamai
    What companies use EdgeCast?
    31 companies on StackShare use EdgeCast

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with CloudFlare?
    21 tools on StackShare integrate with CloudFlare
    What tools integrate with Akamai?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Akamai
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    What are some alternatives to CloudFlare, Akamai, and EdgeCast?

    • Amazon CloudFront - Content delivery with low latency and high data transfer speeds
    • MaxCDN - Our CDN makes your site load faster!
    • Fastly - We're redefining content delivery.
    • Incapsula - Cloud-based service that makes websites safer, faster and more reliable.

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