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.
Azure Front Door is a global, scalable entry-point that uses the Microsoft global edge network to create fast, secure, and widely scalable web applications. With Front Door, you can transform your global consumer and enterprise applications into robust, high-performing personalized modern applications with contents that reach a global audience through Azure.
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AWS Global Accelerator is ranked 10th in CDN while Azure Front Door is ranked 3rd in CDN with 3 reviews. AWS Global Accelerator is rated 0.0, while Azure Front Door is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Azure Front Door writes "Provides a rich toolset for security, directing traffic, and rewriting headers and URLs". AWS Global Accelerator is most compared with Amazon CloudFront, Cloudflare, Akamai, Windows Azure CDN and ChinaCache, whereas Azure Front Door is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Amazon CloudFront, Cloudflare, Cloudflare Web Application Firewall and F5 Silverline Managed Services.
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