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Akamai vs AppDynamics

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Akamai
Based on 36 reviews.
AppDynamics
Based on 190 reviews.
Overview
Akamai Technologies, Inc. is a content delivery network or CDN and cloud services provider headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. Akamai's content delivery network is one of the world's largest distributed computing platforms, responsible for serving between 15 and 30 percent of all web traffic. The company operates a network of servers around the world and rents capacity on these servers to customers who want their websites to work faster by distributing content from locations close to the user. Over the years their customers have included Apple, Facebook, Bing, Twitter and healthcare.gov. When a user navigates to the URL of an Akamai customer, their browser is redirected to one of Akamai's copies of this website, almost entirely invisible to the vast majority of its users.
AppDynamics, Inc. is an American privately held application performance management and IT Operations Analytics ITOA company based in San Francisco, CA. This market is known as Application Intelligence. The company focuses on managing the performance and availability of applications across cloud computing environments as well as inside the data center. Aside from the core APM functionality AppDynamics Unified Monitoring solution provides an application-centric, integrated monitoring platform that traces and monitors every user interaction from end-user client to application code to third-party services/databases and supporting infrastructure. Unlike other unified monitoring solutions AppDynamics is one integrated platform built from the ground up for application monitoring across end-user, application, DB, and infrastructure. One modern UI, consistent data model for monitoring across distributed environment, one datastore architecture, and one flexible and easy installation.
Sample Customers
Akamai mPulse
Nordstrom, Gatwick, DirecTV, MSN, SquareSpace, SAP, Lenovo, Hallmark, myspace, Intuit, Kentucky Derby, Toys "R" Us, Netflix, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Lowe's, Nike, REI, Apple, Sears, Verizon, Wendy's, Huawei
AppDynamics
Cisco, Sony, Nasdaq, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Edmunds.com, Puma, Fox News, DirecTV, Pizza Hut, T-Systems, Cornell University, OpenTable, BITMARCK, Green Mountain Power, Care.com, Overstock, Paddy Power, eHarmony, Kraft, The Motley Fool, The Container Store, and more See more customers
AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring
Sony, DirecTV, UBS, The Container Store, The Neta Porter Group, Nasdaq, Cisco, eHarmony, Hallmark, Overstock, Expedia
AppDynamics Database Monitoring
Sony, DirecTV, UBS, The Container Store, The Neta Porter Group, Nasdaq, Cisco, eHarmony, Hallmark, Overstock, Expedia
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
20%
Financial Services Firm
17%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Retailer
5%
Financial Services Firm
22%
Computer Software Company
18%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Government
6%
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