Akamai vs. Amazon CloudFront

Akamai is ranked 3rd in CDN with 1 review vs Amazon CloudFront which is ranked 9th in CDN. The top reviewer of Akamai writes "The worldwide reach of the CDN is one of its key values". Akamai is most compared with Windows Azure CDN, Cloudflare and Verizon EdgeCast. Amazon CloudFront is most compared with Akamai, Windows Azure CDN and Cloudflare.
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Ranking
3rd
out of 28 in CDN
Views
8,320
Comparisons
4,611
Reviews
1
Followers
292
Avg. Rating
10.0
9th
out of 28 in CDN
Views
2,580
Comparisons
1,824
Reviews
0
Followers
79
Avg. Rating
N/A
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Overview
Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere.

Amazon CloudFront is a global content delivery network (CDN) service that accelerates delivery of your websites, APIs, video content or other web assets. It integrates with other Amazon Web Services products to give developers and businesses an easy way to accelerate content to end users with no minimum usage commitments. 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. Amazon CloudFront is optimized to work with other Amazon Web Services, like Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Elastic Load Balancing, and Amazon Route 53. Amazon CloudFront also works seamlessly with any non-AWS origin server, which stores the original, definitive versions of your files. Like other Amazon Web Services products, there are no long-term contracts or minimum monthly usage commitments for using Amazon CloudFront – you pay only for as much or as little content as you actually deliver through the content delivery service.

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Sample Customers
Airbnb, Audi, Cathay Pacific, E*Trade Financial, InterContinental Hotels Group, IKEA, Trulia, Warby Parker, Concur, NASDAQ OMX, NBC Olympics, Rabobank, Standard Chartered, Thomson Reuters, U.S. Department of State, Autodesk, CBC, MTV Networks, NBA, Rediff, Starz!, TV 2, Autotrader, Puma, Investec, Satuit, Schneider Versand, itBit, DISA, Sky ItaliaUnilever, Spotify, Pinterest, MLB Advanced Media, Foursquare, PBS, Airbnb, Netflix, WIX, Comcast, Automobili Lamborghini, Rovio, Discovery Communications
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Media Company17%
Comms Service Provider15%
Marketing Services Firm15%
Retailer10%
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