Akamai vs Imperva

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Akamai
Based on 25 reviews.
Imperva
Based on 118 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.Imperva is a provider of cyber and data security products. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. Imperva has received a total of $53.7M in venture capital funding, including over $20M in its Series D round in April 2008. Imperva's investors include Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, USVP and Venrock. Imperva's belief is that an organization's most important asset today is datacustomer, financial and intellectual property, each of which need to be protected from insiders and hackers. To protect data, Imperva claims to have built a data security suite to protect both structured and unstructured data:
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
Akamai Web Application Protector: Douglas Omaha Technology Commission, ZALORA, PrintPlanet
Akamai Kona DDoS Defender: Best Buy, Audi, Fox, IBM, Fiat, Honda
Akamai Bot Manager: Luisa Via Roma, Gymgrossisten, Rakuten, U.S. News & World Report, Japan Airlines
Imperva Incapsula: Hitachi, BNZ, Bitstamp, Moz, InnoGames, BTCChina, Wix, LivePerson, Zillow and more.
Imperva Web Application Firewall: BlueCross BlueShield, eHarmony, EMF Broadcasting, GE Healthcare, Metro Bank, The Motley Fool, Siemens
Imperva Bot Management: StubHub, Yelp, Glassdoor, DowJones, The Wall Street Journal, Whitepages, CrunchBase, AOL, Staples, Wayfair, EasyJet, Autotrader, Skyscanner, Orbitz, and Conde Nast, Amadeus, and Thomson Reuters, just to name a few.
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Computer Software Company
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Comms Service Provider
15%
Financial Services Firm
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Retailer
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Computer Software Company
28%
Comms Service Provider
23%
Financial Services Firm
9%
Media Company
6%
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