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"When I modeled it out, we are spending somewhere between $600 to $800 a month with Verizon EdgeCast.""Be careful about the options because to have all the features can be very expensive."

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Top Answer: The Rules Engine V4 is the most valuable feature.
Top Answer: Be careful about the options because to have all the features can be very expensive. Also, pay attention to the SSL cost because each SSL certificate deployed is billed individually.
Top Answer: The web interface of the Verizon Edgecast portal is very old. It's not user-friendly, slow, and it is missing some valuable features like the ability to make bulk changes. I really hope they are… more »
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10th
out of 31 in CDN
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4,071
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3,700
Reviews
0
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7th
out of 31 in CDN
Views
876
Comparisons
641
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
656
Rating
8.0
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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.
EdgeCast is the world's fastest and most reliable content delivery network. EdgeCast helps companies dramatically accelerate delivery of static and dynamic web content, significantly improving the end user experience regardless of location.
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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 Italia
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm6%
Media Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Media Company7%
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Akamai is ranked 10th in CDN while Verizon EdgeCast is ranked 7th in CDN with 2 reviews. Akamai is rated 0.0, while Verizon EdgeCast is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Verizon EdgeCast writes "Good rules engine, efficient and performs well, and provides a staging environment for testing". Akamai is most compared with Cloudflare, Imperva Incapsula, Azure Front Door, Windows Azure CDN and AWS Global Accelerator, whereas Verizon EdgeCast is most compared with Windows Azure CDN, Amazon CloudFront, Cloudflare, Fastly and Limelight Content Deliver.

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