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We performed a comparison between Amazon CloudFront and Qwilt based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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  • "Its price is really on the high side. It should be cheaper in general."
  • "Amazon's pricing varies depending on the data transfer."
  • "I rate Amazon CloudFront's pricing a five out of ten."
  • "The product could improve its price."
  • "Amazon CloudFront is an expensive solution."
  • "The solution’s price is reasonable."
  • "Amazon CloudFront costs less than third-party services."
  • "For CloudFront, I'm quite satisfied with the pricing. Initially, it doesn't require many resources for this specific solution."
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    Overview

    Amazon CloudFront is a global content delivery network (CDN) service that accelerates delivery of your websites, APIs, video content or other web assets. It integrates with other Amazon Web Services products to give developers and businesses an easy way to accelerate content to end users with no minimum usage commitments. Amazon CloudFront can be used to deliver your entire website, including dynamic, static, streaming, and interactive content using a global network of edge locations. Requests for your content are automatically routed to the nearest edge location, so content is delivered with the best possible performance. Amazon CloudFront is optimized to work with other Amazon Web Services, like Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Elastic Load Balancing, and Amazon Route 53. Amazon CloudFront also works seamlessly with any non-AWS origin server, which stores the original, definitive versions of your files. Like other Amazon Web Services products, there are no long-term contracts or minimum monthly usage commitments for using Amazon CloudFront – you pay only for as much or as little content as you actually deliver through the content delivery service.

    Qwilt enables a new content and application delivery layer at the true edge of your network. With Qwilt your network is ready to deliver whatever your subscribers want at the best quality possible.
    Sample Customers
    Unilever, Spotify, Pinterest, MLB Advanced Media, Foursquare, PBS, Airbnb, Netflix, WIX, Comcast, Automobili Lamborghini, Rovio, Discovery Communications
    The Tolly Group, IT Frontier Corporation, Choice Cable, Broadband Technology Report, Procera Networks, On Telecom, GCU, Conway Corporation, Mediacom Communications Corporation
    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm38%
    Integrator8%
    Retailer8%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Educational Organization20%
    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Manufacturing Company6%
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    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise39%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise28%
    Large Enterprise55%
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    Amazon CloudFront is ranked 4th in CDN with 22 reviews while Qwilt is ranked 23rd in CDN. Amazon CloudFront is rated 8.2, while Qwilt is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Amazon CloudFront writes "Top-notch in terms of customer service and offers pay-as-you-go model with a free tier". On the other hand, Amazon CloudFront is most compared with Azure Front Door, Akamai, Cloudflare, Windows Azure CDN and Fastly, whereas Qwilt is most compared with Akamai and Edgio.

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