Akamai vs SmartBear Software

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Akamai
Based on 12 reviews.
SmartBear Software
Based on 75 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.SmartBear Software is a software company which provides tools for software developers, quality assurance engineers and IT professionals. SmartBear Software is the unification of AutomatedQA, Eviware, the original Smart Bear Software and Pragmatic Software. Currently, SmartBear provides code review, automated testing, performance/load testing, API testing, performance profiling and development management tools. These include:
Sample Customers
Akamai CloudTest: Chester Zoo
Akamai mPulse: Nordstrom, Gatwick, DirecTV, MSN, SquareSpace, SAP, Lenovo, Hallmark, myspace, Intuit, Kentucky Derby, Toys "R" Us, Netflix, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Lowe's, Nike, REI, Apple, Sears, Verizon, Wendy's, Huawei
AlertSite: JetBlue, Payless ShoeSource, Hilton Inc., StubHub, Symantec, Newegg, Sapient, AstraZeneca, Dell, Quest Diagnostics
SmartBear LoadComplete: Falafel Software
LoadUI Pro: Mercedes-Benz, Adobe, Hilton Hotels, The Home Depot
ReadyAPI: Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS)
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Top Industries
Comms Service Provider
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Financial Services Firm
18%
Marketing Services Firm
12%
Media Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
18%
Manufacturing Company
12%
Transportation Company
8%
Retailer
7%
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