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    Top Answer:This solution can be used for web , video and media caching and streaming.
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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.
    Highwinds Content Delivery Network Features include: HTTP Caching- Core delivery of all types of content. Secure Delivery (SSL)- Secure and protect your digital assets. Instant Purge- Remove content from cache in milliseconds. Script Engine- Programmable CDN with custom business logic. Advanced Analytics- Greater detail and more customization options. API- Easy-to-use, expansive, RESTful API. Command & Control- Real-time operations and instant configurations. Command & Control- Real-time operations and instant configurations.Mobile Content- Optimized CDN for mobile devices.
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    Sample Customers
    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
    Valve Corporation, Hudl, LiveRail, CCP Games, Playwire, Dotstudioz
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Retailer6%
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    Small Business43%
    Large Enterprise57%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise68%
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    Akamai is ranked 7th in CDN with 2 reviews while Highwinds CDN is ranked 20th in CDN. Akamai is rated 8.0, while Highwinds CDN is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Akamai writes "It provides low-latency throughput". On the other hand, Akamai is most compared with Cloudflare, Imperva DDoS, Azure Front Door, Windows Azure CDN and Verizon EdgeCast, whereas Highwinds CDN is most compared with Cloudflare and Fastly.

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