Akamai vs Google Cloud CDN

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Akamai vs Google Cloud CDN: What are the differences?

What is Akamai? The leading platform for cloud, mobile, media and security across any device, anywhere. 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 Google Cloud CDN? Low-latency, low-cost content delivery using Google's global network. 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.

Akamai and Google Cloud CDN belong to "Content Delivery Network" category of the tech stack.

Salesforce, Yahoo!, and New Yorker are some of the popular companies that use Akamai, whereas Google Cloud CDN is used by Teleport, Resource Guru, and Reveel Technologies. Akamai has a broader approval, being mentioned in 92 company stacks & 13 developers stacks; compared to Google Cloud CDN, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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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 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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