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Fastly Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Commercial CDN 2022 Vendor Assessment

Fastly’s large, software-defined network supporting 192 terabits per second (Tbps)1 of connected edge capacity recognized for speed, security, and reliability

Fastly, Inc. (NYSE: FSLY), the world’s fastest global edge cloud network provider, today announced it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial Content Delivery Network 2022 Vendor Assessment.

“Our mission has always been to make the internet faster, more secure and more reliable to enable our customers to build applications and experiences that make up the best-of-the-web,” said Joshua Bixby, CEO of Fastly. “We’re excited that the work we’ve put in for our customers resulted in Fastly being named a Leader and continues to validate our vision to be the platform for builders.”

According to the IDC MarketScape report, “Fastly is a highly innovative company with a large developer focus and a serverless compute environment that fortifies its content delivery services offering from a security and performance perspective. Fastly has shown strong growth in the past years and its roadmap reflects an ongoing drive for innovation and an investment strategy to further enrich its services stack.”

“The commercial CDN market is evolving, and enterprises are looking for a strategic CDN partner that can adapt to their business needs,” said Ghassan Abdo, research vice president, IDC. “Fastly is a Leader in delivering CDN and edge application services. Its offerings are highly programmable, agile and easy to scale for customers. It is also easy to integrate with 3rd party CDN/edge services offerings via its multi-CDN services.”

Fastly’s key strengths include:

  • Network size and scale: Fastly’s network is uniquely designed to reduce latency, improve resilience, and support customer demand at scale. The globally distributed network consists of 95 POPs strategically located across 71 markets in 32 countries2.
  • Comprehensive product portfolio: As leaders in compute, delivery, and security, Fastly’s strong portfolio empowers some of the world’s largest brands to develop modern digital experiences quickly and safely.
  • Excellent Customer Service: Direct and easy access to world-class technical support personnel through dedicated support channels, with a 95% customer satisfaction score3.
  • Modern Network Offerings: In addition to customized services tailored to individual customers, Fastly’s purging capabilities, real-time logging, HTTP/3 support, automation of workflows, and live streaming capabilities are all among differentiating benefits.

To learn more about Fastly, its capabilities and position as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Assessment (doc #US47652821, March 2022), visit:

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis 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.

About Fastly

Fastly is upgrading the internet experience to give people and organizations more control, faster content, and more dynamic applications. By combining the world’s fastest global edge cloud network with powerful software, Fastly helps customers develop, deliver, and secure modern distributed applications and compelling digital experiences. Fastly’s customers include many of the world’s most prominent companies, including Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub. For more information on our mission and products, visit

Source: Fastly, Inc.


1 As of January 31, 2022

2 Network and market data as of January 31, 2022

3 As of February 1, 2022


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