KeyCDN compared to Amazon CloudFront

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of KeyCDN and Amazon CloudFront. 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 KeyCDN Amazon CloudFront
PoPs 24 41
Purge All Fully supported Not supported
Instant Purge Fully supported Not supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Partially supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Fully supported Not supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Partially 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 Not supported
Online signup Fully supported Fully supported
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Partially supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Fully supported Partially supported
Support Email and Phone support Phone and Email support (extra charge), Community Forum (free)
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported Additional costs
RTMP Streaming Fully supported Additional costs
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Not supported Not supported
Storage Fully supported Additional costs

Pricing KeyCDN vs Amazon CloudFront

KeyCDN Amazon CloudFront
Global flat fee $0,04 per GB (first 10TB) N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) $0,04 per GB $0.085 per GB
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) $0,02 per GB (500TB+) $0.040 per GB (350TB+)
APAC Traffic $0,04 per GB $0.140 - $0.170 per GB
LATAM Traffic $0,04 per GB $0.250 per GB
Extra costs Additional zones (above 5), storage for push
  • $0.0075 per 10,000 HTTP Requests (US)
  • $0.0100 per 10,000 HTTPS Requests (US)
  • $0.0090 per 10,000 HTTP Requests (EU/RoW ex. SA)
  • $0.0120 per 10,000 HTTPS Requests (EU/RoW ex. SA & AU)
  • $0.0160 per 10,000 HTTP Requests (SA)
  • $0.0220 per 10,000 HTTPS Requests (SA)
  • $0.0125 per 10,000 HTTPS Requests (AU)
  • $0.005 per file invalidation (purge) request (first 1000 per month are free)

KEYCDN Description

KeyCDN is CDN provider from Switzerland with 24 points-of-presence (PoPs) worldwide, and 8 more PoPs planned. The CDN service is part of proinity GmbH, a Swiss IT services company that’s also behind image optimiser Optimus.

KeyCDN was founded in 2012 by Jonas Krummenacher and Sven Baumgartner. Their network is non-federated; the entire infrastructure is owned by KeyCDN.

The provider’s feature offering includes two-factor authentication, DDOS protection, origin shield, real-time reporting and more than 24 CMS integrations such as with WordPress, Magento and Joomla.

AMAZON CLOUDFRONT Description

Cloudfront is a CDN by Amazon, which can be used on a stand-alone basis, or in combination with other Amazon web products.

The CDN integrates very well with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and is often used in combination with their storage solution Amazon S3.

Amazon Cloudfront offers on-demand, no-commitment pricing plans which can be found on their website. The pricing overview of Cloudfront is slightly complex; customers should be aware that the unit prices for bandwidth and requests differ per region.

Current customers of Cloudfront are not published, but CDN Overview has located a few such as: NHL and Nasty Gal. We’ll be updating the list as we find more.

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