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Pros
"Fastly uses configuration versioning, where you can deploy a new version in less than one minute."

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"It's super easy to use and integrate with.""The Rules Engine V4 is the most valuable feature."

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Cons
"It is missing a "staging" platform to deploy a test configuration with all of the real settings, which would allow us to properly test before putting it into production."

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"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.""In the next release, I would like to see more global endpoints for their CDN and a lower price."

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"In my opinion, Fastly is priced competitively."

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

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Fastly uses configuration versioning, where you can deploy a new version in less than one minute.
Top Answer: In my opinion, Fastly is priced competitively.
Top Answer: It's not easy to start with Fastly if you don't have VCL knowledge, so it appears very complex at the beginning. Even though the documentation is well done, you need to practice a lot to be able to do… more »
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 »
Ranking
5th
out of 31 in CDN
Views
2,617
Comparisons
2,279
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
759
Rating
9.0
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
Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust Fastly’s edge cloud platform to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand.
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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Twitter, Airbnb, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times, Ticketmaster, The Drupal Association, Opera, about.com, imgur, Etsy, Foursquare, GitHub, New Relic, shopify, Shazam, Firebase
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider23%
Media Company8%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm9%
Media Company8%
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Fastly is ranked 5th in CDN with 1 review while Verizon EdgeCast is ranked 7th in CDN with 2 reviews. Fastly is rated 9.0, while Verizon EdgeCast is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Fastly writes "Good performance, powerful configuration capability, and helpful real-time graphics". 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". Fastly is most compared with AWS WAF, Cloudflare, Akamai, Cloudflare Web Application Firewall and Cloudflare DDoS, whereas Verizon EdgeCast is most compared with Akamai, Windows Azure CDN, Amazon CloudFront, Cloudflare and Limelight Content Deliver.

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