Akamai vs Symantec

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Akamai
Based on 12 reviews.
Symantec
Based on 70 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.Symantec Corporation is an American technology company headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. The company produces software for security, storage, backup and availability - and offers professional services to support its software. Netcraft asseses Symantec as the most-used certification authority. Symantec is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500 stock-market index.
Sample Customers
Akamai Kona: AvidMobile, itBit
Blue Coat ProxySG [EOL]: Global Technology and Material Manufacturer
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Transportation Company
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Healthcare Company
7%
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