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"The data packages are higher than our needs so we end up paying for data that we don't use.""The cost is on par with other solutions such as Cloudflare and Akamai.""It is not expensive compared to the other similar solutions in this category."

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Top Answer: what are the differents between Cloudflare and Akamai
Top Answer: Imperva Incapsula. Has the biggest POP capacity.
Top Answer: The most valuable features for us are the DDoS and Bot.
Top Answer: The cost is on par with other solutions such as Cloudflare and Akamai. There's not much difference in it.
Ranking
6th
out of 30 in CDN
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2nd
out of 30 in CDN
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14,630
Comparisons
10,696
Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
555
Avg. Rating
8.2
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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.

Imperva Incapsula is a cloud-based application delivery service that protects websites and safeguards web applications and their data from attacks, and improves their performance by enhancing user experience. Incapsula includes a security platform with a web application firewall, DDoS mitigation, content delivery network, and global load balancer to maximize performance.

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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 ItaliaHitachi, BNZ, Bitstamp, Moz, InnoGames, BTCChina, Wix, LivePerson, Zillow and more.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider19%
Media Company11%
Retailer6%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm17%
Non Tech Company13%
Marketing Services Firm10%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider21%
Media Company10%
Financial Services Firm5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise43%

Akamai is ranked 6th in CDN while Imperva Incapsula is ranked 2nd in CDN with 10 reviews. Akamai is rated 0.0, while Imperva Incapsula is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Imperva Incapsula writes "There is not too much to know but that it is one of the best products of this type that you can get". Akamai is most compared with Cloudflare, Fastly, Windows Azure CDN, Verizon EdgeCast and CenturyLink Content Delivery Network, whereas Imperva Incapsula is most compared with Cloudflare, AWS WAF, Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Arbor DDoS.

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