|Purge All||N/A||Not supported|
|Instant Purge||N/A||Not supported|
|Control panel||Additional costs||Fully supported|
|Origin Push||N/A||Partially supported|
|Origin Pull||N/A||Fully supported|
|Origin Shield||Not supported||Not supported|
|GZIP Compression||Fully supported||Fully supported|
|Custom Rules||Fully supported||Partially supported|
|HTTP/2 Protocol||N/A||Fully supported|
|SPDY Protocol||N/A||Not supported|
|Raw Access Logs||Fully supported||Fully supported|
|Real time statistics||Additional costs||Not supported|
|Online signup||Fully supported||Fully supported|
|API||Fully supported||Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management|
|Custom CNAMEs||N/A||Fully supported|
|Shared SSL Certificates||N/A||Fully supported|
|Custom SSL Certificates||N/A||Partially supported|
|Wildcard SSL Certificates||N/A||Partially supported|
|Support||None/ online and email/ online, email and skype, based on pricing tier||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||Not supported||Additional costs|
|Global flat fee||N/A||N/A|
|NA/EU Traffic (low volume)||N/A||$0.085 per GB|
|NA/EU Traffic (high volume)||N/A||$0.040 per GB (350TB+)|
|APAC Traffic||N/A||$0.140 - $0.170 per GB|
|LATAM Traffic||N/A||$0.250 per GB|
Peer5 is a peer-to-peer or p2p CDN, which means that for the distribution of content they redirect traffic from user to user. This also means that they do not have their own servers to distribute content from. As a result, a p2p CDN functions differently from a regular CDN. The best use case scenarios are larger livestreams, and/or very localized content. For a closer look at how p2p CDNs work please read this article.
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.
To compare Cloudfront to other providers, click the links at the bottom of this page, or enter your own comparison using the search function.