Akamai is one of the oldest CDNs and generally considered to be the largest global CDN. They have 'servers everywhere' and a wide range of products and services. The company is actively involved in Let's Encrypt and is pushing HTTP/2 adoption.
View the table below for more insight into Akamai products. Hover over/touch the product to view a short description.
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ...
Akamai does not publish specifics on how large their CDN network is and where the POPs are, other than 'A quarter of a million edge servers, deployed in thousands of locations around the world' as per the Intelligent Platform page on the Akamai website.
Akamai typically requires annual contracts with pricing depending on traffic volume and what features/services you need. Get in touch to learn more about their services and prices. Akamai locations and sales contact info
Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term
Minimum monthly costs
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred
NA/EU traffic (low volume)
APAC traffic (low volume)
LATAM traffic (low volume)
View the tables below for more insight into the features Akamai supports. Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing.
Can't sign up and get started. Must talk to sales.
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs?
Apex/root domain OK No performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com