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    Our organization ran comparison tests to determine whether Amazon’s Web Service Global Accelerator or Amazon CloudFront global content delivery network was the better fit for us. We decided to go with… more »
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    Overview
    Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere.

    AWS Global Accelerator is a service that improves the availability and performance of your applications with local or global users. It provides static IP addresses that act as a fixed entry point to your application endpoints in a single or multiple AWS Regions, such as your Application Load Balancers, Network Load Balancers or Amazon EC2 instances.

    AWS Global Accelerator uses the AWS global network to optimize the path from your users to your applications, improving the performance of your TCP and UDP traffic. AWS Global Accelerator continually monitors the health of your application endpoints and redirects traffic to healthy endpoints in less than 30 seconds.

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    Airbnb, Audi, Cathay Pacific, E*Trade Financial, InterContinental Hotels Group, IKEA, Trulia, Warby Parker, Concur, NASDAQ OMX, NBC Olympics, Rabobank, Standard Chartered, Thomson Reuters, U.S. Department of State, Autodesk, CBC, MTV Networks, NBA, Rediff, Starz!, TV 2, Autotrader, Puma, Investec, Satuit, Schneider Versand, itBit, DISA, Sky Italia
    Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
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    Comms Service Provider22%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Media Company18%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Akamai is ranked 10th in CDN with 1 review while AWS Global Accelerator is ranked 9th in CDN. Akamai is rated 8.0, while AWS Global Accelerator is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Akamai writes "Stable and scalable solution which offers good functionality once properly setup". On the other hand, Akamai is most compared with Cloudflare, Imperva Incapsula, Azure Front Door, Windows Azure CDN and Fastly, whereas AWS Global Accelerator is most compared with Amazon CloudFront, Cloudflare, Windows Azure CDN, ChinaCache and Azure Front Door.

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