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Akamai vs Fortinet

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Akamai
Based on 36 reviews.
Fortinet
Based on 983 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.
Fortinet, Inc. is an American multinational corporation founded in 2000 by brothers Ken and Michael Xie. The company sells high performance network security products and services including their flagship integrated network security solution, the FortiGate firewall. Fortinet distributes its systems and subscription-based services using the channel partner sales method via more than 20,000 partners worldwide.
Sample Customers
Akamai Prolexic Routed
Fidor Bank
Akamai Kona Site Defender
AvidMobile, itBit
Akamai Web Application Protector
Douglas Omaha Technology Commission, ZALORA, PrintPlanet
Akamai Kona DDoS Defender
Best Buy, Audi, Fox, IBM, Fiat, Honda
Akamai Enterprise Application Access
Bugcrowd, InPowered, Spirent Communications
Akamai Enterprise Threat Protector
MCNC, Educational Testing Service
Akamai Ion
Eurail, Boston Scientific
Akamai Identity Cloud
Best Buy, Audi, Fox, IBM, Fiat, Honda
Fortinet FortiWeb
Lush, Barnabas Health, Options, Riverside Healthcare, Hillsbourough County Schools, Columbia Public Schools, Schiller AG
Fortinet FortiADC
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiAuthenticator
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiDDoS
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
Fortinet FortiGate SWG
Salt Lake County, Catholic College Bendigo, Azienda Unita Sanitaria
OPAQ
Sodexo, Volkswagen Group Retail, Alaska Airlines
Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Computer Software Company
20%
Financial Services Firm
17%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Retailer
5%
Comms Service Provider
36%
Computer Software Company
17%
Government
5%
Manufacturing Company
4%
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