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Akamai vs Cisco

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Akamai
Based on 32 reviews.
Cisco
Based on 2237 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.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in San Jose, California, that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet, and it supports, manages and operates business systems for various and major third parties. Cisco Systems was founded in December 1984 by Leonard Bosack, who was in charge of the Stanford University computer science (CS) department's computers, and Sandy Lerner, who managed the Graduate School of Business' computers.
Sample Customers
Akamai Enterprise Application Access
Bugcrowd, InPowered, Spirent Communications
Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector
MCNC, Educational Testing Service
Akamai SPS Threat Avert
Roblox, Eurail, Adobe, FIAT, FOX, Concur, airbnb
Akamai Ion
Eurail, Boston Scientific
Cisco ScanSafe Web Security SaaS
Arup Group, Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha, K&L Gates, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Transplace
Cisco Umbrella
Chart Industries, City of Aspen, Eastern Mountain Sports, FLEXcon, George Washington University, Jackson Municipal Airport Authority, Ohio Public Library Information Network, PTC, Richland Community College, Smart Motors, Tulane University, VeriClaim
Cisco Web Security Appliance
New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Caixa Seguradora
Duo Security
Threadless, Yelp, Etsy, Eventbrite
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Computer Software Company
26%
Comms Service Provider
17%
Financial Services Firm
14%
Retailer
5%
Comms Service Provider
32%
Computer Software Company
19%
Government
6%
Financial Services Firm
4%
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