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Akamai vs Google

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Akamai
Based on 36 reviews.
Google
Based on 450 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.
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software. an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares but control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering followed on August 19, 2004. Its mission statement from the outset was "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful,"
Sample Customers
Akamai Enterprise Application Access
Bugcrowd, InPowered, Spirent Communications
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 Fast DNS
Otto Group
Google Workspace
There are over five million businesses that use Google Apps for Business worldwide. Some key customers include The Roche Group, National Geographic, American Red Cross, City of Los Angeles, Flight Centre, and Konica Minolta.
Google Tag Manager
Airbnb, dafiti, Novartis International AG, Magazineluiza, Rail Europe
Google Stackdriver
Uber, Batterii, Q42, Dovetail Games
Google Cloud DNS
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Popular Solutions
Top Industries
Computer Software Company
20%
Financial Services Firm
16%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Retailer
5%
Comms Service Provider
27%
Computer Software Company
16%
Financial Services Firm
10%
Manufacturing Company
5%
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