Amazon vs F5

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Amazon
Based on 197 reviews.
F5
Based on 92 reviews.
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Overview
Amazon Web Services, a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, make up a cloud-computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services operate from 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services arguably include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud and Amazon S3. Amazon markets these products as a service to provide large computing-capacity more quickly and more cheaply than a client company building an actual physical server farm.F5 Networks, Inc. is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide.
Sample Customers
AWS WAF: eVitamins, 9Splay, Senao International
Amazon Fraud Detector: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Amazon Cognito: Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
AWS Shield: netflix, dow jones, mapbox, pearson, rovio, youview, moviestar planet, asurion, payplug, hour of code
F5 BIG-IP: Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
NGINX Plus: Locaweb, AppNexus, Wix, Reliam, Montana Interactive, MuleSoft, Warpwire, Discovery Education, InkaBinka, WordPress.com, Gogo, GOV.UK, NASA
F5 VIPRION: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
NGINX Web Application Firewall: m.a.x IT
F5 Advanced WAF: MAXIMUS, Vivo, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office, City Bank
F5 Silverline Web Application Firewall: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 Silverline DDoS Protection: Sarasota County Schools
F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
F5 Advanced Firewall Manager : City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
Shape Security: Wells Fargo, Loblaw, JetBlue, Zoosk
F5 Access Policy Manager: City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company
37%
Media Company
22%
Comms Service Provider
10%
K 12 Educational Company Or School
4%
Software R&D Company
33%
Comms Service Provider
17%
Media Company
6%
Government
6%
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