CDNVideo compared to Fastly

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

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Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features CDNVideo Fastly
PoPs 35 36
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Unknown Fully supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Not supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Not supported Fully supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Fully supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Fully supported Fully supported
SPDY Protocol Fully supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Fully supported Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Fully supported
Online signup Not supported Fully supported
API Fully supported Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Support 247 Livechat, email support Slack, IRC and Email support 24/7/365. Plus Community Forum
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Fully supported Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Fully supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Fully supported Not supported
Storage Additional costs Not supported

Pricing CDNVideo vs Fastly

CDNVideo Fastly
Global flat fee $0.05 to $0.02 per GB N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) N/A $0.12 per GB
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A $0.08 per GB (10TB+)
APAC Traffic N/A
  • Below 10TB: $0.19 per GB
  • 10TB+: $0.14 per GB
LATAM Traffic N/A
  • Below 10TB: $0.28 per GB
  • 10TB+: $0.24 per GB
Extra costs $33 per month for streaming to mobile, and smart TV’s $33 per month for content protection $0.0075 - $0.0160 per 10,000 Requests (region dependent pricing)

CDNVideo Description

CDNVideo was founded in 2008 and is a combination provider for both video services as well as CDN Solutions. CDNVideo is part of the Wangsu Science & Technology international group, and has PoPs in 4 regions, CIS and Russia, Asia, Europe, and North America.

The CDNVideo Network is optimized for online broadcasting and user experience. Using load balancing technology they provide high quality playback for both on-demand and livestreaming, and the customization tools and statistics can help you optimize your content.

Their clients are national TV Channels, media & entertainment companies, as well as e-commerce websites, and game developers. The list of clients includes: VGTRK, Europa Plus, Orange Apps, and Cybersport. Additionally, the CDNVideo network has been used to host large events like the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, the 2016 Eurovision, Ice Hockey world Championships and the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

FASTLY Description

Founded in 2011, Fastly is a relatively new player in the CDN market. As of 2015, the company has raised $130 million from investors Battery Ventures, IDG Ventures, August Capital, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Amplify Partners and ICONIQ Capital.

Self-proclaimed ‘new generation CDN service’, Fastly offers a full-SSD network and PoPs in North America, Brazil, Europe, APAC and Australia & New Zealand. Their Fastly Cloud Accelerator partnership with Google allows Fastly clients to connect directly to the Google Cloud backbone, and configure a Fastly origin shield in front of their GCE storage bucket. The partnership might be considered a way for both parties to compete with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and their S3 storage solution and Cloudfront CDN service. Other CDN providers participating in the Google Cloud Platform CDN Interconnect program are EdgeCast, Highwinds, Level3, Akamai and CloudFlare.

Fastly uses web application accelerator Varnish, and allows clients to upload their custom VCL (Varnish Configuration Language) to the Fastly platform. Currently, there is one alternative to Fastly when it comes to uploading custom VCLs, and that is ‘developer CDN’ section.io.

On-boarding with Fastly is quick & easy and can be done without intervention a sales representative. Their extensive API-tools include purging, stats and config management. For an overview of Fastly’s features, check out the table below or make comparisons with other CDN providers.

Notable customers of Fastly include Twitter, Wired, Kickstarter, Rakuten, Etsy, Shazam, Yelp, GitHub, Firebase, Cloudera, Stripe, New Relic and Imgur.

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