Windows Azure CDN Competitors and Alternatives

The top Windows Azure CDN competitors are
  • Akamai
  • Cloudflare
  • Amazon CloudFront
  • Verizon EdgeCast
Read reviews of Windows Azure CDN competitors and alternatives
Cloudflare Logo
Matthew Burgess
Real User
Systems and New Media Manager at a leisure / travel company with 51-200 employees
Mar 21 2017

What is most valuable?

* Caching: Caching helps save bandwidth with the CloudFlare CDN * Page rules: Page rules help shape traffic to the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

CloudFlare's caching brings the load speed down from 4.32 seconds to 2.45 seconds.

What needs improvement?

The Always Online feature has room for improvement. It seems to work sometimes and not others even with the pro... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Start with the free plan and move up as needed. It was easy to upgrade and downgrade.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used our own name servers and Snort. We switched due to simplicity of the CloudFlare interface.

What other advice do I have?

Give it a shot. The setup was easy and you can see the results right away.
Akamai Logo
Alfredo Musitani
Project Manager with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 26 2018

What do you think of Akamai?

Primary Use Case: We use Akamai services to handle the overflow of our own CDN on international deliveries of our own content. • Improvements to My Organization: It is complementary used because the reach of our company is solely accountable for the Southern Cone, and a node in the US. • Valuable Features: The worldwide reach of the Akamai CDN is one of the key values of this CDN and the agreements worldwide that they keep running. • Room for Improvement: Local connectivity would be great linked to our own telecom/Cablevision CDN, as we are a key player for Internet access in Argentina for final users of mobile, DSL, cable, and FTTH users.  • Use of Solution: One to three years.

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