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Akamai Free Trials

Delight your customers with the
world’s best digital experiences

It’s easy to get started, and there’s no commitment.

We make it easier for businesses around the world to deliver the best and most secure digital experiences. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Whether you’re interested in faster performance, stronger security, or seamless media delivery (or all three), our free trials let your business take Akamai for a test run.

Start your free trial, and see what a difference having the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform on your side can make.

Step 1 to get a Free Trial

Step 1 Fill out the free trial request form.

Step 2 to get a Free Trial

Step 2 Verify your information via email.

Step 3 to get a Free Trial

Step 3 Experience the power of the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform.

Cloud Security Trials

Drawing on the massive reach and intelligence of our platform, our security solutions are designed to evolve faster than your attackers, so you can better protect your business and your customers.

Simplified DDoS and Application-Layer Security

Web Application Protector

Make security easier with a web application firewall (WAF) and DDoS protection solution that is fast to deploy and easy to manage — even for organizations without a dedicated security staff or training.

Secure Application Access on Any Device, Anywhere

Enterprise Application Access

A lifesaver for businesses that have employees or contractors working remotely or around the world. This trial offers simple and secure third-party application access, and is easy for IT to manage and implement.

Automated, Proactive Protection Against Malware and Other Advanced Threats

Enterprise Threat Protector

Powered by real-time intelligence and threat monitoring, this trial enables security teams to proactively identify, block, and mitigate targeted threats — before an IP connection is made.

Web Performance Trials

Don’t make your customers wait another second. Our web performance solutions deliver fast, dynamic digital experiences that increase engagement and conversions.

Maximize Mobile and Web User Experiences

Ion

Machine learning that adapts to your apps, content, and users to deliver the best digital experience automatically. Our all-in-one flagship performance solution for websites and mobile apps.

Real User Monitoring

mPulse

Optimize your mobile and web application performance today. mPulse Lite is free to use with no end date and no purchase necessary, and it starts with a 30-day trial of mPulse. Measure what matters.

Deliver Rich, Dynamically Generated Web Content

Dynamic Site Accelerator

Improved reliability, offload, and network performance over your original web infrastructure, while handling the specific requirements of dynamically generated content at scale.

Manage Videos and Images

Image Manager

Create, store, and manage derivative digital assets. Deliver them with the optimal quality, format, and size specifically tailored for every end-user device, browser, and operating system.

Media Delivery Trials

Whether you’re live streaming a national event, hosting global multiplayer gaming, or just trying to get some reliable product demos on your site, our media delivery solutions make it possible to deliver a seamless experience.

Uninterrupted, Scalable Video Streaming

Adaptive Media Delivery

Try this if your business depends on reliable, broadcast-quality video streaming. No matter how large your audience is or where they’re located, we make it possible.

Deploy Video Playback Quickly and Easily for Major Platforms

Adaptive Media Player

Insert high-quality, responsive media playback into your web pages and applications using Adaptive Media Player.

Faster Downloads and Better Completion Rates

Download Delivery

If you’re serving large, file-based digital media to your customers, such as games or software, this is for you. It’s proven to improve completion rates through better performance and monitoring.

IoT Edge Cloud Trial

Power your IoT and in-application messages with a serverless solution that scales to meet your growth, all while simplifying how you manage the data.

Real-Time IoT Data Collection and Messaging with Security at Scale

IoT Edge Connect

Try a cloud service that is designed to handle the scale, security, and buffering demands of your Internet of Things data and in-application messaging.

What else should I know?

What do I need to request a trial?

Full name, business email, phone number, and company name are required. No payment information is required to start an Akamai free trial.

What is the duration of my trial?

Trials are free for 30 days, beginning on the day your trial credentials are issued.

What happens when my trial period ends?

You will be notified before your trial expires and you can decide if you want to continue using the Akamai solution. If you do, an account representative will assist you. If you don’t, your access to the Akamai service will be disabled. You can always come back to upgrade your subscription to resume your service at any time.

How long will it take to receive my credentials?

You should receive your credentials via email within one hour of requesting the trial. Once you receive the credentials, you will be able to log into the configuration environment to start your trial.