Fastly compared to WebMobi Networks

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of Fastly and WebMobi Networks. 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 Fastly WebMobi Networks
PoPs 28 15
Purge All Fully supported Unknown
Instant Purge Fully supported Unknown
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Not supported Fully supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Fully supported Not supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Not supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Not supported Not supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Fully supported Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Fully supported
Online signup Fully supported Create a ticket
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Unknown
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Not supported
Custom SSL Certificates Partially supported Fully supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Partially supported Not supported
Support IRC and Email support. Community Forum 247 Phone, Email and Chat support
Video On Demand (VoD) Not supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Not supported Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Fully supported
CDN balancing tech Not supported Not supported
Storage Not supported Fully supported

Pricing Fastly vs WebMobi Networks

Fastly WebMobi Networks
Global flat fee N/A
  • $0.16 per GB overage rate
  • $0.06 per GB overage rate (2TB+)
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) $0.12 per GB N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) $0.08 per GB (10TB+) N/A
APAC Traffic $0.19 per GB N/A
LATAM Traffic $0.28 per GB N/A
Extra costs $0.0075 - $0.0160 per 10,000 Requests (region dependent pricing)
  • Storage ($0.11 per GB overage rate)
  • Transcoding and recording ($0.005 per minute overage rate)
  • Stream names
  • Publishing points

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.

WEBMOBI Description

WebMobi Network Solutions, or just WebMobi, is a digital media content delivery provider that delivers content to the web and mobile platforms. The company is based in Kerala, India and has 17 PoPs in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia. Their edge locations are mostly concentrated in the US and despite being headquartered in India, the company only has 1 PoP the country, in the city of Cochin.

Presenting itself as a one-stop-shop for all things media delivery, WebMobi offers on-demand ‘packages’ that include bandwidth, storage and transcoding and recording minutes. There are two versions of the packages: standard and premium. The premium package includes transcoding and recording.

According to the WebMobi site, the company offers static content delivery as well. Bandwidth however, always seems to be sold in combination with storage.

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