What is a Cloudlet?
A Cloudlet is a value-added application that complements Akamai’s core delivery solutions to solve specific business challenges. Cloudlets bring a site's business logic closer to the end user by placing it on the edge of the content delivery platform.
- solve specific business or operational needs that complement Akamai’s core delivery products.
- bring functionality to the edge of the Akamai network, resulting in fewer requests to origin.
- are self serviceable. You can configure each Cloudlet through user interfaces or the Cloudlets API.