Akamai vs Cloudflare

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Akamai
Based on 21 reviews.
Cloudflare
Based on 33 reviews.
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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.
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Sample Customers
Akamai: 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
Akamai Prolexic Routed: Fidor Bank
Akamai Kona Site Defender: AvidMobile, itBit
Instart Web Security [EOL]:
Akamai Web Application Protector: Douglas Omaha Technology Commission, ZALORA, PrintPlanet
Akamai Enterprise Application Access: Bugcrowd, InPowered, Spirent Communications
Akamai Fast DNS: Otto Group
Akamai Bot Manager: Luisa Via Roma, Gymgrossisten, Rakuten, U.S. News & World Report, Japan Airlines
Instart Bot Management [EOL]:
Cloudflare: Trusted by over 9,000,000 Internet Applications and APIs, including Nasdaq, Zendesk, Crunchbase, Steve Madden, OkCupid, Cisco, Quizlet, Discord and more.
Cloudflare DDoS: crunchbase, SoFi, ao.com, LogMeIn, DigitalOcean, okcupid, Montecito, Discord, Udacity
Cloudflare DNS: GoDaddy, Nasdaq, Zendesk, DigitalOcean, OK Cupid, Cisco, Udacity, LogMeIn, Library of Congress
Cloudflare Access: 23andMe
Cloudflare Web Application Firewall: crunchbase, udacity, marketo, okcupid, zendesk
Cloudflare Bot Management: SoFi, AngelList, ArtStation, ao.com, zendesk, Marketo, DigitalOcean
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