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Description

What is 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.

What is CloudFlare?

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

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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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Amazon CloudFront?
    3209 companies on StackShare use Amazon CloudFront
    What companies use CloudFlare?
    2009 companies on StackShare use CloudFlare
    What companies use EdgeCast?
    31 companies on StackShare use EdgeCast

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Amazon CloudFront?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon CloudFront
    What tools integrate with CloudFlare?
    21 tools on StackShare integrate with CloudFlare
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