Amazon CloudFront Competitors and Alternatives

The top Amazon CloudFront competitors are
  • Akamai
  • StackPath CDN
  • Windows Azure CDN
  • Imperva Incapsula
  • Cloudflare
Read reviews of Amazon CloudFront competitors and alternatives
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Cloudflare
MayankGupta
Consultant
WordPress Developer & Consultant at a tech services company
Feb 14 2017

What is most valuable?

CloudFlare offers some of the most amazing features when it comes to optimizing websites & for its security for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As mentioned, it helps me manage DNS records for more than 100 domains with ease. It helps in web page optimization... more»

What needs improvement?

CloudFlare is an innovative company and certainly the thought leaders in their industry. They're constantly improving... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Most small businesses should be good with their free plan. However, as website traffic & business grows, I think... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I was using MaxCDN for content delivery network services, but have never looked back as CloudFlare offers the same... more»

What other advice do I have?

Use the page rules and flexible SSL, for sure. If you have an e-commerce portal, then implement the full SSL support.
Sylvio Neto
Real User
Information Security at a tech vendor with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jul 11 2018

What is most valuable?

Anti-DDoS protection, as well as other protections like SQL injection, Cross-Site Scripting, and antiscanner. These types of protection are... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In the old days, we experienced many problems with denial of service attacks, and identifying them was very difficult because we did not have a... more»

What needs improvement?

Imperva now offers add-ons to add functionality, but I would like to see these included in the product, even if it would cost more.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, this is the first solution I have used.

What other advice do I have?

Only configure it by enabling all protections. This is very important for preventing attacks.
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Akamai
Alfredo Musitani
User
Project Manager with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 26 2018

What do you think of Akamai?

Primary Use Case: We use Akamai services to handle the overflow of our own CDN on international deliveries of our own content. • Improvements to My Organization: It is complementary used because the reach of our company is solely accountable for the Southern Cone, and a node in the US. • Valuable Features: The worldwide reach of the Akamai CDN is one of the key values of this CDN and the agreements worldwide that they keep running. • Room for Improvement: Local connectivity would be great linked to our own telecom/Cablevision CDN, as we are a key player for Internet access in Argentina for final users of mobile, DSL, cable, and FTTH users.  • Use of Solution: One to three years.

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