Incapsula compared to Instart Logic

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of Incapsula and Instart Logic. 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 Incapsula Instart Logic
PoPs 28 30 PoPs + 140 PoPs in China (powered by ChinaCache)
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Fully supported Fully supported
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 Fully supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Fully supported Fully supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Fully supported
Raw Access Logs Not supported Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Not supported
Online signup Fully supported Not supported
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported Not supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Unknown
Custom SSL Certificates Additional costs Unknown
Wildcard SSL Certificates Additional costs Not supported
Support
  • Community (free)
  • Email 8AM - 5PM (Pro and Business)
  • Phone and Email support 247 (Enterprise)
Email and Phone support
Video On Demand (VoD) Not supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Not supported Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Additional costs Not supported
Storage Not supported Additional costs

Pricing Incapsula vs Instart Logic

Incapsula Instart Logic
Global flat fee N/A N/A
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

INCAPSULA Description

Incapsula Inc. provides a variety of CDN services, from the network itself to security, load balancing, failover solutions and DDoS protection. The company spun out from data security company Imperva in 2009. Incapsula launched Botopedia in 2012, a directory that includes community-sourced information about bots.

At the core of Incapsula’s feature offering lies the content delivery network and a variety of security features such as web application firewall (WAF) and DDoS mitigation.

Incapsula composes comparison tables of its own, which can be viewed on their website - providers they compare themselves to are Akamai and CloudFlare. In the comparison tables they dive deeper into the various security features within the content delivery ecosystem.

Like most other CDN providers, Incapsula integrates well with a variety of Content Management Systems (CMS) and also offers a downloadable extension on their website for Joomla. The extension improves security and performance for Joomla. Other security solutions for third parties offered by Incapsula are targeted at clients hosting with Rackspace, Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. All three of these also offer their own CDN solution.

Notable customers of Incapsula include, or have included WiX, BitStamp, Newsweek, Trello, eHarmony, General Electric, BNZ, LivePerson, SendGrid, Tango, **eToro, Moz and Hitachi.

INSTART LOGIC Description

Instart Logic is a CDN provider founded in 2010, and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. The company is known for its $100 million contract buyout campaign targeted at Akamai customers.

Customers in the Instart Logic portfolio include, or have included: Quora, Washington Post, and Kongregate. At the time of writing, the listings on the website seem out-of-date, as GameStop, Staples, Shutterstock, Yum!, L’Oreal and Pizza Hut no (longer) look to be customers of Instart Logic. At least not for static file delivery.

Through a partnership with ChinaCache, Instart Logic offers coverage of mainland China with points of presence (PoPs) in roughly 140 cities.

Instart Logic supports SPDY.

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