CDNs in Saudi Arabia
We know of 12 content delivery networks that have edge servers in one or more locations in Saudi Arabia.
1 content delivery network provider has plans to launch a new POP in Saudi Arabia.
* = planned POP
** = multiple POPs
|Dammam - Riyadh
|Dammam - Jeddah - Riyadh
|Riyadh - Riyadh*
Is EdgeNext the best CDN for Saudi Arabia?
Of all cdn providers in Saudi Arabia, EdgeNext is the cdn company with edge servers in the most different locations (3).
This does not mean EdgeNext is the best content delivery network in Saudi Arabia in terms of performance.
However, having more POP locations in the country does typically help deliver content with low latency, especially in large countries.
Akamai in Saudi Arabia
Akamai is generally considered to be the largest CDN with edge servers in the most countries.
However, the content delivery network company never publishes details about how many POPs they have in a country or where their CDN edge servers are located.
The Akamai website has a public PDF with all countries where Akamai maintains Server Points of Presence and Saudi Arabia is listed in that document, but specifics are not mentioned.
It remains unknown how many POPs or edge servers Akamai has in Saudi Arabia.