CDNetworks compared to Universal CDN

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of CDNetworks and Universal CDN. We hope this helps you compare these two Content Delivery Networks. You can find additional tips that help you select the right CDN here.

Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features CDNetworks Universal CDN
PoPs 169 12
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Unknown Not supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Not supported Fully supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Unknown Not supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Unknown
Custom Rules Unknown Fully supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Fully supported Not supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Fully supported Not supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Fully supported
Online signup Not supported Not supported
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Purge
Custom CNAMEs Unknown Not supported
Shared SSL Certificates Unknown Unknown
Custom SSL Certificates Unknown Additional costs
Wildcard SSL Certificates Unknown Not supported
Support 247 Phone and Email support Email and Phone support
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Fully supported Not supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Fully supported Not supported
Storage Additional costs Additional costs

Pricing CDNetworks vs Universal CDN

CDNetworks Universal CDN
Global flat fee N/A
  • First 1 TB per month: $0.032 per GB
  • Next 10 TB per month: $0.050 per GB
  • Next 100 TB per month: $0.040 per GB
  • Next 350 TB per month: $0.030 per GB
  • Next 524 TB per month: $0.028 per GB
  • Next 4 PB per month: $0.024 per GB
  • Next 5 PB per month: $0.016 per GB
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A N/A
APAC Traffic N/A N/A
LATAM Traffic N/A N/A
Extra costs N/A N/A

CDNETWORKS Description

CDNetworks has been around since 2000, and is currently headquartered in Seoul. The company has raised capital with Shinhan Private Equity, Goldman Sachs and Oak Investment Partners, and acquired CDN competitor Panther Express in 2009. The company was bought by Japanese Telco KDDI in 2011. The provider has 169 points of presence (PoPs) worldwide.

CDNetworks offers the usual services within the CDN ecosystem, such as DDoS protection, cloud storage, Web Application Firewall (WAF), managed DNS with load balancing and video acceleration.

The CDN provider has a strong presence in emerging Internet markets such as China, Russia, India and South America. The company operates in mainland China and has been doing so for over 10 years. Currently, CDNetworks has 21 PoPs within China, which are mostly concentrated in the east of the country. The company is licensed by the Chinese government, and their CDNetworks China Acceleration service can be an alternative to homegrown CDN providers ChinaNetCenter and ChinaCache.

Similar to China acceleration, CDNetworks has a special focus on Russia. With 16 PoPs across the country, and a partnership with network operator MegaFon, CDNetworks offers a broad range of delivery services in Russia.

Customers in the portfolio of CDNetworks include Hyundai, Tesco, Samsung, L’Oreal, Forbes, The Onion, Dulton Media, LiveJournal and RuTube.

UNIVERSAL CDN Description

Universal CDN or UCDN is a content delivery network by XBT Holding, a global hosting and network solutions provider headquartered in Luxembourg. The company offers a wide array of services, which includes file hosting.

The network map of UCDN is relatively small: according to our information the company has 12 points of presence (PoPs).

The network is resold by SpaceCDN, a reseller of Verizon Edgecast, Highwinds, UCDN and Leaseweb.

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