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StackPath is the intelligent web services platform for security, speed and scale. It is the first platform to unify enterprise security solutions by leveraging collaborative intelligence that makes each service smarter and more secure with every threat detected, in addition to vastly improving the customer experience. More than 30,000 customers, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to early stage startups already use StackPath technology. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, StackPath has offices across the U.S. and internationally.
StackPath has emerged from stealth as the Security-as-a-Service company providing a path to a more secure internet and announced a significant investment from ABRY Partners, a $4.3 billion private equity fund focused on investing in information and business service companies. The launch marks the highly anticipated next endeavor for chairman and CEO Lance Crosby—founder and former chairman and CEO of SoftLayer Technologies (acquired by IBM in 2013 and now the foundation of IBM’s Cloud Computing division).
StackPath is Crosby’s vision for a frictionless and scalable security platform specifically designed to accommodate the crushing demand of traffic on the internet, the seemingly endless new point solutions purporting to fix the latest threat, in an ever- expanding spectrum of cyber threats. The funds are being used to drive acquisition strategy, further develop the overall infrastructure and add new services, making it a holistic security platform designed to meet the needs of businesses today.
Akamai is ranked 7th in CDN with 2 reviews while StackPath CDN is ranked 13th in CDN. Akamai is rated 8.0, while StackPath 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 StackPath CDN is most compared with KeyCDN, Cloudflare, Amazon CloudFront and IBM Cloud Video.
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