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Akamai vs Check Point

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Akamai
Based on 27 reviews.
Check Point
Based on 465 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.Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is an international provider of software and combined hardware and software products for IT security, including network security, endpoint security, data security and security management. As of 2014 the company had approximately 2,900 employees worldwide. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, the company has development centers in Israel, California, Sweden, and Belarus. The company has offices in the United States, in San Carlos, California, in Dallas, Texas, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and Sydney Australia.
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
Check Point DDoS Protector
Boston Properties
Check Point Web Gateway
Morton Salt, Medical Advocacy and Outreach, BH Telecom, Lightbeam Health Solutions, X by Orange, Cadence, Nihondentsu, Datastream Connexion, Good Sam, Omnyway, FIASA, Pacific Life, Banco del Pacifico, Control Southern, Xero, Centrify, Tradair, Laterlite, Phoenix International, Unisinos, Wilkin Chapman, Connexus Energy, Mutua Universal, Smart & Final, Central New Mexico Community Colleg, Grupo Financiero Multiva
Odo
Daymark, Datastream
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Top Industries
Computer Software Company
30%
Comms Service Provider
16%
Financial Services Firm
12%
Retailer
5%
Comms Service Provider
29%
Computer Software Company
27%
Financial Services Firm
5%
Government
5%
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