Gartner Research

Market Guide for CDN Services

Published: 27 June 2019

ID: G00386502

Analyst(s): Kevin Ji , Ted Chamberlin , Brandon Medford , Mike Dorosh


CDNs continue to redefine the boundaries of compute, storage and enterprise network access at the edge of networks. Infrastructure and operations leaders need to choose a CDN based on its ability to provide basic and advanced features.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

  • CDNs Become the Edge
  • Cloud Architectures Influence CDNs
  • Three CDN Delivery Models to Consider

Market Analysis

  • CDN Provider Geographic Distribution and Service Portfolios

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction
  • Vendor Profiles
    • Akamai
    • Alibaba Cloud
    • Amazon CloudFront
    • Baishan Cloud
    • CDNetworks
    • CenturyLink
    • Cloudflare
    • Comcast
    • Ericsson (Edge Gravity)
    • Fastly
    • Google Cloud CDN
    • Imperva
    • INAP
    • Instart
    • Leaseweb
    • Limelight Networks
    • Kingsoft Cloud
    • Medianova
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Section
    • StackPath
    • Tata Communications
    • Tencent Holdings
    • Verizon Digital Media Services
    • Wangsu
  • CDN-Enabling Solutions

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