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Description

What is MaxCDN?

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.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose MaxCDN?
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Why do developers choose Akamai?
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Why do developers choose EdgeCast?
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Cons

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

Companies

What companies use MaxCDN?
890 companies on StackShare use MaxCDN
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 MaxCDN?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with MaxCDN
What tools integrate with Akamai?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with Akamai
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to MaxCDN, Akamai, and EdgeCast?

  • Amazon CloudFront - Content delivery with low latency and high data transfer speeds
  • CloudFlare - The Web Performance & Security Company.
  • Fastly - We're redefining content delivery.
  • Incapsula - Cloud-based service that makes websites safer, faster and more reliable.

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