Akamai
  supported   not supported   potentially supported   offered at additional cost   unknown if supported
Min cost: $1,500/mo
Term: 12 Months
Request: Inclusive
Response Time: 36 ms
Availability: 98.39 %
Throughput: 8249 Kbps
Review
Pros  
  • Market leader with over 50% market shares based on annual revenue and has majority of fortune 500 as customers

  • Mature, scalable and established with truly global extensive footprint

  • Fast responding engineering support / NOC

  • Supports Cacheable and NON-cacheable acceleration through HTTP / HTTPS

  • Offer DNS, Security and Performance solutions (intelligent Real User Measurement (RUM))

  • HTTP/2 and IPV6 enabled

  • Fully PCI compliant level 1

Cons  
  • Charges for midress traffic (Traffic generated between edge locations)

  • Charges an additional free for professional services (Making any advance configuration change that requires professional service team intervention)

  • Purging (Invalidating) cached content takes longer across the whole network as of the many edge locations

  • Bureaucratic and less flexible than other CDNs

Edge Locations
This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

Akamai is the only CDN provider with a decentralised network structure, bringing content closer to the end-user geographically rather than logically as all other CDNs. As such Akamai has many edge locations, by far many more than any other CDN provider, approximately 2200 edge locations globally (Does not disclose publicly the full list).

This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

Akamai is the only CDN provider with a decentralised network structure, bringing content closer to the end-user geographically rather than logically as all other CDNs. As such Akamai has many edge locations, by far many more than any other CDN provider, approximately 2200 edge locations globally (Does not disclose publicly the full list).

This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

Akamai is the only CDN provider with a decentralised network structure, bringing content closer to the end-user geographically rather than logically as all other CDNs. As such Akamai has many edge locations, by far many more than any other CDN provider, approximately 2200 edge locations globally (Does not disclose publicly the full list).

This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

Akamai is the only CDN provider with a decentralised network structure, bringing content closer to the end-user geographically rather than logically as all other CDNs. As such Akamai has many edge locations, by far many more than any other CDN provider, approximately 2200 edge locations globally (Does not disclose publicly the full list).

This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

Akamai is the only CDN provider with a decentralised network structure, bringing content closer to the end-user geographically rather than logically as all other CDNs. As such Akamai has many edge locations, by far many more than any other CDN provider, approximately 2200 edge locations globally (Does not disclose publicly the full list).

This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

Akamai is the only CDN provider with a decentralised network structure, bringing content closer to the end-user geographically rather than logically as all other CDNs. As such Akamai has many edge locations, by far many more than any other CDN provider, approximately 2200 edge locations globally (Does not disclose publicly the full list).

This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

Akamai is the only CDN provider with a decentralised network structure, bringing content closer to the end-user geographically rather than logically as all other CDNs. As such Akamai has many edge locations, by far many more than any other CDN provider, approximately 2200 edge locations globally (Does not disclose publicly the full list).

This Map is Accurate as of 5-2017

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Cedexis Performance
98.39%
97.56%
98.94%
98.72%
95.12%
97.19%
8249Kbps
6994Kbps
5411Kbps
2196Kbps
9014Kbps
8982Kbps
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