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Cloudflare is the leading performance and security company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 9 million Internet applications. More than 10 trillion Internet requests flow through Cloudflare’s network each month, accounting for nearly 10% of all Internet requests globally.
Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with each new site added. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks.
Akamai is ranked 10th in CDN while Cloudflare is ranked 2nd in CDN with 8 reviews. Akamai is rated 0.0, while Cloudflare is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cloudflare writes "Robust, secure and innovative; technical support needs to be improved". Akamai is most compared with Imperva Incapsula, Azure Front Door, Windows Azure CDN, Verizon EdgeCast and AWS Global Accelerator, whereas Cloudflare is most compared with Imperva Incapsula, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Azure Front Door, Palo Alto Networks WildFire and Fortinet FortiWeb.
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