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    Overview

    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.

    Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust Fastly’s edge cloud platform to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand.
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    Sample Customers
    Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
    Twitter, Airbnb, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times, Ticketmaster, The Drupal Association, Opera, about.com, imgur, Etsy, Foursquare, GitHub, New Relic, shopify, Shazam, Firebase
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    Comms Service Provider22%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Media Company18%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Media Company7%
    Government6%
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    AWS Global Accelerator is ranked 9th in CDN while Fastly is ranked 5th in CDN with 1 review. AWS Global Accelerator is rated 0.0, while Fastly is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fastly writes "Good performance, powerful configuration capability, and helpful real-time graphics". AWS Global Accelerator is most compared with Amazon CloudFront, Cloudflare, Akamai, Windows Azure CDN and CDNetworks CDN, whereas Fastly is most compared with AWS WAF, Cloudflare, Akamai, Cloudflare Web Application Firewall and Windows Azure CDN.

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