Akamai has been positioned in the Leaders category in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial CDN 2019 Vendor Assessment. As a Leader in the report, Akamai is recognized for its market reach, capabilities and innovation in the areas of web performance, media delivery, cloud security and network operations across its highly distributed global CDN infrastructure.
To compile the report, IDC identified and examined eight providers by scale and scope that provide CDN services across the globe. Based on structured discussions, surveys and interviews with market leaders, participants and end-users, the study evaluates these CDN providers in terms of their ability to offer services and strategies to grow and innovate in the marketplace.
As a result of this evaluation, Akamai was named a Leader in the CDN market assessment, recognized for its established position and largest footprint in the market, as well as several differentiators. Specifically, the report highlights Akamai’s strengths in Capacity, Performance and Reliability Assurance; Security; Media Delivery; Innovation and Service Teams.