Akamai vs Imperva

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Akamai
Based on 4 reviews.
Imperva
Based on 14 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.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 Kona: AvidMobile, itBit
Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall: BlueCross BlueShield, eHarmony, EMF Broadcasting, GE Healthcare, Metro Bank, The Motley Fool, Siemens
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