Akamai vs MaxCDN: What are the differences?
What is Akamai? 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.
What is MaxCDN? Our CDN makes your site load faster!. The MaxCDN Content Delivery Network efficiently delivers your site’s static file through hundreds of servers instead of slogging through a single host. This "smart route" technology distributes your content to your visitors via the city closest to them.
Akamai and MaxCDN belong to "Content Delivery Network" category of the tech stack.
Stack Exchange, Disqus, and Accenture are some of the popular companies that use MaxCDN, whereas Akamai is used by Twitter, Salesforce, and Yahoo!. MaxCDN has a broader approval, being mentioned in 887 company stacks & 109 developers stacks; compared to Akamai, which is listed in 92 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.
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