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Incapsula vs MetaCDN: What are the differences?

Developers describe Incapsula 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. On the other hand, MetaCDN is detailed as "Multi-CDN that combines existing CDN networks and directs individual users to the fastest CDN provider in their region". MetaCDN harnesses and combines existing CDN networks. We offer a truly global CDN network and our patent pending technology dynamically selects the CDN provider which will be fastest for individual users.

Incapsula and MetaCDN can be primarily classified as "Content Delivery Network" tools.

Some of the features offered by Incapsula are:

  • Website Security and WAF
  • Unmatched web application security experience, enhanced by real-time big data analytics, enables Incapsula to provide best-of-breed security to the world's businesses. DDoS Protection
  • Combining a robust network backbone and industry-acclaimed traffic inspection solutions, Incapsula provides protection against all application, network, and protocol-based DDoS attacks. CDN

On the other hand, MetaCDN provides the following key features:

  • Global network of 110+ PoPs. We combine multiple CDN providers into one global network. Our current suppliers are: EdgeCast, Amazon CloudFront, and Fastly.
  • Content is served from the fastest provider for individual users.
  • Extremely reliable. If one provider goes down, we will start serving content from the second fastest provider.
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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.

What is MetaCDN?

MetaCDN harnesses and combines existing CDN networks. We offer a truly global CDN network and our patent pending technology dynamically selects the CDN provider which will be fastest for individual users.
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          What are some alternatives to Incapsula and MetaCDN?
          CloudFlare
          Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
          AWS WAF
          AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources.
          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.
          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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