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Akamai vs Broadcom

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Akamai
Based on 36 reviews.
Broadcom
Based on 2053 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.
Broadcom Corporation is an American fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California. Broadcom was founded by a professor-student pair Henry Samueli and Henry T. Nicholas III from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1991. In 1995, the company moved from its Westwood, Los Angeles, office to Irvine, California. In 1998, Broadcom became a public company on the NASDAQ exchange and now employs approximately 11,750 people worldwide in more than 15 countries.
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 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
Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector
MCNC, Educational Testing Service
Akamai Identity Cloud
Best Buy, Audi, Fox, IBM, Fiat, Honda
Symantec Proxy
Jefferies
Symantec Siteminder
British Telecom, CoreBlox, DBS, HMS, Itera ASA and Simeo
Symantec Secure Access Cloud
NEX, AIG, Fiverr, Upwork
Symantec VIP Access Manager
Maine Medical Center, Aria S.p.A
Broadcom DX Application Performance Management
Lexmark, Intermountain Healthcare, National Australia Bank, BBVA Compass Bank, Innovapost, Dansk Supermarked Group, U.S. Cellular, Orange, Cetip
CA App Synthetic Monitor
Lexmark
DX SaaS
CNN
CA Cross-Enterprise Application Performance Management
NIIT Technologies, Cetip Safeguards
Symantec CloudSOC CASB
Globe Telecom
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Computer Software Company
20%
Financial Services Firm
16%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Retailer
5%
Computer Software Company
19%
Comms Service Provider
18%
Financial Services Firm
13%
Government
7%
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