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 Fill out the free trial request form.
Step 2 Verify your information via email.
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.
Ensure App and API Availability
Run your DNS on the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform. It’s built for security, performance, and resilience — you gain DDoS defense, DNSSEC protection, and a 100% uptime SLA.
Simplified DDoS and Application-Layer Security
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
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.
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.
Deliver Faster, More Reliable Experiences
Move your load balancing to the world’s largest cloud delivery platform for improved application performance and availability, plus intuitive management and API programmability.
Maximize Mobile and Web User Experiences
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
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
Improved reliability, offload, and network performance over your original web infrastructure, while handling the specific requirements of dynamically generated content at scale.
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
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
Insert high-quality, responsive media playback into your web pages and applications using Adaptive Media Player.
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.