Akamai Recognized as a Leader in the 'IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial Content Delivery Network Services 2022 Vendor Assessment'
Analyst firm cites innovation, breadth of capabilities, developer tools and global services as key strengths in naming Akamai a WW Commercial CDN leader
"In a digital-first world, delivering great experiences and securing enterprises has become more important than ever," said
The IDC MarketScape highlighted "Akamai's balanced and comprehensive portfolio spanning media and web delivery, emerging edge applications, extensive security capabilities, and programmable edge addresses the needs of all enterprise segments and the developer community." Among the numerous strengths listed, the IDC MarketScape emphasized how "Akamai's appetite for innovation is showcased by the fact that the vendor continues to expand its services and capabilities beyond CDN and leverage innovative technologies such as AI/ML to address new areas like IoT, DevOps, and blockchain."
"The position that Akamai has been named in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial Content Delivery Network Services 2022 Vendor Assessment is a testament to our customers and the passion and commitment of our team," said Dr.
Akamai was also named a Leader in the first IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial Content Delivery Network Services 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc #US44842119,
To download an excerpt copy of the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial Content Delivery Network Services 2022 Vendor Assessment, click here.
About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
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