Global Online Shopping Marketplace Fruugo Leverages Akamai to Support Rapid International Expansion
Fruugo had a vision to be a global marketplace, available everywhere with everything on Fruugo, and realised it required further investment in the right technology with the right partner to achieve its goal.
Traffic was expected to grow 200% year-on-year from Fruugos' international expansion, so it needed a partner that could scale to meet its aggressive growth plans and predictions.
Improve website performance
Increase conversion rates
Meet growing volumes of web traffic
Fruugo understood the value of a CDN and how Akamai, as a world leader in CDN services, had the global presence to support its vision. Akamai provided a better price/performance mix than any other CDN provider, together with speedy delivery, consistency and performance.
Fruugo.com was born to make cross-border shopping simple, safe and social. Fruugo is a unique innovative cross-border world class shopping site (Marketplace) that brings many retailers from many countries to one site, all with one easy-to-use, secure checkout.
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