San Francisco, CA
Overall Rank: 83
Category: Cloud Management
Category Rank: 8
- Top Software Company of 2021
- Top Software Company of 2020
Based in San Francisco, Fastly is a cloud-computing company that provides an edge cloud platform, which is designed to help developers extend their core cloud infrastructure to the edge of the network, closer to users. Fastly’s powerful edge computing platform provides developers with the tools they need to build the most groundbreaking apps — all optimized for speed, security, and scale — so businesses can effectively transform to compete in today’s markets. Edge computing is a relatively new and small market, but analysts predict massive growth in the sector, giving Fastly an early mover advantage in a market that could eclipse $26 billion by 2026.
Fastly was founded in 2011 by Artur Bergman, who currently serves the company as its chief architect and executive chairman, after leading the company as chief executive officer until 2020. In this dual role, Bergman collaborates closely with CEO Joshua Bixby, who was promoted to the role after over six years as a senior executive of the company. Bergman oversees the long-term strategic direction of the company while also focusing on product development. Fastly helps keep many popular websites up and running, including Reddit, Buzzfeed, Spotify, and The New York Times. The company currently boasts a market cap of $6.3 billion.
1. Video CDN – Rapid delivery is key to providing broadcast-quality video experiences on any device, anywhere. Fastly’s edge cloud platform is built for performance: with a multi-terabit-per-second capacity, we scale to meet the most demanding video and streaming needs.
2. Edge cloud platform – Our platform empowers your teams to meet rising customer expectations and focus on what matters most: your core business.
3. Edge compute technology – Extend the power of your core cloud to the edge, and empower your teams to innovate. By moving data and applications as close to your end users as possible, you can deliver fast, highly personalized experiences to customers around the world.
4. Content delivery network – Fastly’s highly programmable CDN gives you the freedom to customize delivery right at the edge. Delight your users with the content they want at their fingertips.
5. Image Optimization – We transform and serve images faster from the edge, reducing origin traffic and saving on infrastructure and egress costs.