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Top Answer: It inspects the traffic at the network level before it comes into Azure. We can do SSL offloading, and it can detect abnormalities before the traffic comes into the application. It can be used… more »
Top Answer: We should be able to use Front Door defenders with multiple cloud vendors. Currently, they can be used only with the Azure cloud. Azure Front Door should also be able to do global load balancing and… more »
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Azure Front Door is a global, scalable entry-point that uses the Microsoft global edge network to create fast, secure, and widely scalable web applications. With Front Door, you can transform your global consumer and enterprise applications into robust, high-performing personalized modern applications with contents that reach a global audience through Azure.

Windows Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) caches static web content at strategically placed locations to provide maximum throughput for delivering content to users. The CDN offers developers a global solution for delivering high-bandwidth content by caching the content at physical nodes across the world.
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider20%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider25%
Media Company7%
Government5%
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Azure Front Door is ranked 6th in CDN with 2 reviews while Windows Azure CDN is ranked 11th in CDN. Azure Front Door is rated 8.0, while Windows Azure CDN is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Azure Front Door writes "Easy to implement and affordable with a fast deployment". On the other hand, Azure Front Door is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Amazon CloudFront, AWS WAF, Cloudflare and F5 Advanced WAF, whereas Windows Azure CDN is most compared with Amazon CloudFront, Akamai, Cloudflare, AWS Global Accelerator and Verizon EdgeCast.

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