Akamai vs Webroot

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Akamai
Based on 21 reviews.
Webroot
Based on 14 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.Webroot Inc. is a private company that provides Internet security for consumers and businesses. Originally founded in Boulder, CO the company is now headquartered in Broomfield, CO, and has operations in San Mateo, San Diego, Australia, Austria, Germany, Ireland, Japan and the United Kingdom. Webroot was founded in 1997 when entrepreneur Steven Thomas launched Webroot's first commercial product, a trace removal agent called Webroot Window Washer. Investors include venture capital firms such as Technology Crossover Ventures, Accel Partners and Mayfield.
Sample Customers
Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector: MCNC, Educational Testing Service
Akamai SPS Threat Avert: Roblox, Eurail, Adobe, FIAT, FOX, Concur, airbnb
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Computer Software Company
37%
Comms Service Provider
14%
Media Company
9%
Retailer
6%
Computer Software Company
33%
Comms Service Provider
15%
Construction Company
5%
Real Estate/Law Firm
4%
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