New Wave Report

The Forrester New Wave™: Edge Development Platforms, Q4 2021

The Nine Providers That Matter Most And How They Stack Up

October 27th, 2021
With contributors:
Chris Gardner , Andrew Cornwall , Angela Lozada , Madison Bakalar


In Forrester’s evaluation of the emerging market for public cloud edge development platforms, we identified the nine most significant providers in the category — Akamai Technologies, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azion Technologies, Cloudflare, Cox Communications, Fastly, Microsoft, StackPath, and Vercel — and evaluated them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor scored against 10 criteria and where they stand in relation to each other. Development professionals can use this report to select the right partner for their public cloud edge development platform needs.

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