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Akamai vs Incapsula: What are the differences?

Developers describe Akamai as "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. On the other hand, Incapsula is detailed as "Cloud-based service that makes websites safer, faster and more reliable". Through an application-aware, global content delivery network (CDN), Incapsula provides any website and web application with best-of-breed security, DDoS protection, load balancing and failover solutions.

Akamai and Incapsula belong to "Content Delivery Network" category of the tech stack.

Twitter, Salesforce, and Yahoo! are some of the popular companies that use Akamai, whereas Incapsula is used by Trello, BrightMachine, and Kiwi. Akamai has a broader approval, being mentioned in 92 company stacks & 15 developers stacks; compared to Incapsula, which is listed in 98 company stacks and 6 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 Incapsula?

Through an application-aware, global content delivery network (CDN), Incapsula provides any website and web application with best-of-breed security, DDoS protection, load balancing and failover solutions.
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          What are some alternatives to Akamai and Incapsula?
          CloudFlare
          Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
          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.
          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.
          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.
          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.
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          The Independent uses AkamaiAkamai

          Akamai sits at the front of the site, all assets and pages are cached for a minimum of 60 seconds. Requests to the edge peak at over 100k/s.

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          BrightMachine uses IncapsulaIncapsula

          We use Incapsula for DDoS protection and traffic scrubbing.

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