Get started with Cloud Wrapper
Cloud Wrapper (CW) maximizes origin offload by providing access to supplementary resources for your hosts.
Before you begin
You can implement Cloud Wrapper to accomplish:
- Minimize costs: Reduce requests to origin to lower egress fees.
- Meet global demands: Reduce egress spikes by distributing Cloud Wrapper caches in specific regions.
- Increase origin stability: Provide high offload levels to protect your origin from increased traffic.
- Provide a consistent experience: Leveraging the Akamai Intelligent Edge provides end-users with a consistent user experience.
You must provision Cloud Wrapper
- Your contract must include Cloud Wrapper. Work with your account representative to get this service, for the applicable product.
need to use a supported product. Use Cloud
Wrapper with the following products:
- Adaptive Media Delivery (AMD)
- Download Delivery (DD)
- Object Delivery (OD)
Important: Cloud Wrapper replaces existing Tiered-distribution configurations. Contact your account representative if your property already has an existing TD0.