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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Pros

Why do developers choose CloudFlare?
Why do you like CloudFlare?

Why do developers choose Akamai?
Why do you like Akamai?

Why do developers choose EdgeCast?
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Cons

What are the cons of using CloudFlare?
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What are the cons of using Akamai?
No Cons submitted yet for Akamai
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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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How much does Akamai cost?
How much does EdgeCast cost?

Companies

What companies use CloudFlare?
2541 companies on StackShare use CloudFlare
What companies use Akamai?
102 companies on StackShare use Akamai
What companies use EdgeCast?
34 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.
  • KeyCDN - A CDN crafted with ease and simplicity in mind - speed up your website.

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