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Akamai vs Cloudinary: What are the differences?

Developers describe Akamai as "The leading platform for cloud, mobile, media and security across any device, anywhere". If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward. On the other hand, Cloudinary is detailed as "An end-to-end image & video management solution for your web and mobile applications". Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.

Akamai and Cloudinary are primarily classified as "Content Delivery Network" and "Image Processing and Management" tools respectively.

ebay, Myntra, and Movielala are some of the popular companies that use Cloudinary, whereas Akamai is used by Twitter, Salesforce, and Yahoo!. Cloudinary has a broader approval, being mentioned in 115 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to Akamai, which is listed in 92 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.

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Pros of Akamai
Pros of Cloudinary
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    • 37
      Easy setup
    • 31
      Fast image delivery
    • 26
      Vast array of image manipulation capabilities
    • 21
      Free tier
    • 11
      Heroku add-on
    • 9
      Reduce development costs
    • 7
      Amazing support
    • 6
      Heroku plugin
    • 6
      Great libraries for all languages
    • 6
      Virtually limitless scale
    • 5
      Easy to integrate with Rails
    • 4
      Cheap
    • 3
      Shot setup time
    • 3
      Very easy setup
    • 2
      Solves alot of image problems.
    • 1
      Best in the market and includes free plan
    • 1
      Extremely generous free pricing tier
    • 0
      Fast image delivery, vast array

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    Cons of Akamai
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        Paid plan is expensive

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      What is Akamai?

      If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward.

      What is Cloudinary?

      Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.

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