Akamai Edge DNS vs Azure DNS comparison

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We performed a comparison between Akamai Edge DNS and Azure DNS based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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  • "The solution payment model is based on how many users use it. This is not an expensive solution, but it can depend on how long we use it. However, if the price was decreased it would be helpful."
  • "We have an enterprise license agreement with Microsoft. Their pricing is competitive. I would rate it a three and a half out of five."
  • "The solution itself is free but you need to pay for the Microsoft Azure infrastructure and host your domains in Azure to use it."
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    Top Answer:Azure DNS is a hosting service of DNS domains. It has excellent operating time and performance, resulting in fast resolution. We like the ability to view everything in the Azure portal - this makes… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is the ease of installation.
    Top Answer:Azure needs to add domain registration to the DNS service. DNS redundancy services need to be included.
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    Akamai Fast DNS
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    Overview

    Discover Akamai DNS and its benefits of high availability and performance, and resilience against DDoS attacks backed by a fully guaranteed uptime SLA.

    Azure DNS is a hosting service for DNS domains, providing name resolution using Microsoft Azure infrastructure. By hosting your domains in Azure, you can manage your DNS records using the same credentials, APIs, tools, and billing as your other Azure services.

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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Media Company11%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise72%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise38%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise61%
    Buyer's Guide
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    November 2022
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    Akamai Edge DNS is ranked 12th in Managed DNS while Azure DNS is ranked 3rd in Managed DNS with 7 reviews. Akamai Edge DNS is rated 0.0, while Azure DNS is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Azure DNS writes "A reliable DNS service, easy to deploy, with no maintenance". Akamai Edge DNS is most compared with Amazon Route 53, Cloudflare DNS, NS1 Managed DNS, Google Cloud DNS and Cisco Umbrella, whereas Azure DNS is most compared with Amazon Route 53, Cloudflare DNS, Cisco Umbrella, Google Cloud DNS and Neustar UltraDNS.

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