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Akamai vs Barracuda Networks

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Akamai
Based on 36 reviews.
Barracuda Networks
Based on 126 reviews.
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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.
Barracuda Networks, Inc. is a company providing security, networking and storage products based on network appliances and cloud services. The company's security products include products for protection against email, web surfing, web hackers and instant messaging threats such as spam, spyware, trojans, and viruses. The company's networking and storage products include web filtering, load balancing, application delivery controllers, message archiving, NG firewalls, backup services and data protection.
Sample Customers
Akamai Enterprise Application Access
Bugcrowd, InPowered, Spirent Communications
Akamai Kona Site Defender
AvidMobile, itBit
Akamai Web Application Protector
Douglas Omaha Technology Commission, ZALORA, PrintPlanet
Akamai Ion
Eurail, Boston Scientific
Barracuda Web Application Firewall
Oracle, CBS, Pioneer, Hyundai, Publix, Barnes Noble, Calzedonia, Nordstrom, Samsung, Nascar
Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service
Salvation Army
Barracuda Load Balancer ADC
Fenwal Blood Technologies
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
20%
Financial Services Firm
16%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Retailer
5%
Comms Service Provider
27%
Computer Software Company
19%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
4%
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