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Fast DNS provides an authoritative DNS service that offloads DNS resolution from your infrastructure to the cloud. Built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, Fast DNS is architected for both performance and availability and can maintain a fast DNS experience even through the largest DDoS attacks. Fast DNS can be deployed as a primary or secondary solution with optional DNSSEC support to protect against DNS forgery and manipulation.
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable cloud Domain Name System (DNS) web service. It is designed to give developers and businesses an extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating names like www.example.com into the numeric IP addresses like 192.0.2.1 that computers use to connect to each other. Amazon Route 53 is fully compliant with IPv6 as well.
Akamai Fast DNS is ranked 9th in Managed DNS while Amazon Route 53 is ranked 5th in Managed DNS. Akamai Fast DNS is rated 0.0, while Amazon Route 53 is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Akamai Fast DNS is most compared with Azure DNS, Cloudflare DNS, NS1 Managed DNS, Cisco Umbrella and Google Cloud DNS, whereas Amazon Route 53 is most compared with Azure DNS, Google Cloud DNS, Cloudflare DNS, Cisco Umbrella and Neustar UltraDNS.
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