Akamai vs Barracuda Networks

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Akamai
Based on 4 reviews.
Barracuda Networks
Based on 13 reviews.
Overview
Akamai Technologies, Inc. is a content delivery network or CDN and cloud services provider headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. Akamai's content delivery network is one of the world's largest distributed computing platforms, responsible for serving between 15 and 30 percent of all web traffic. The company operates a network of servers around the world and rents capacity on these servers to customers who want their websites to work faster by distributing content from locations close to the user. Over the years their customers have included Apple, Facebook, Bing, Twitter and healthcare.gov. When a user navigates to the URL of an Akamai customer, their browser is redirected to one of Akamai's copies of this website, almost entirely invisible to the vast majority of its users.Barracuda Networks, Inc. is a company providing security, networking and storage products based on network appliances and cloud services. The company's security products include products for protection against email, web surfing, web hackers and instant messaging threats such as spam, spyware, trojans, and viruses. The company's networking and storage products include web filtering, load balancing, application delivery controllers, message archiving, NG firewalls, backup services and data protection.
Sample Customers
Akamai Kona: AvidMobile, itBit
Barracuda Vulnerability Manager: AWS
Barracuda Web Application Firewall: Oracle, CBS, Pioneer, Hyundai, Publix, Barnes Noble, Calzedonia, Nordstrom, Samsung, Nascar
Barracuda Load Balancer: Fenwal Blood Technologies
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
18%
Marketing Services Firm
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Media Company
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Financial Services Firm
12%
Comms Service Provider
11%
Transportation Company
8%
Healthcare Company
8%
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