Rackspace compared to SkyparkCDN

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

Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features Rackspace SkyparkCDN
PoPs 200 156
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Unknown Fully supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Fully 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 Not supported Fully supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Fully supported Additional costs
Real time statistics Unknown Fully supported
Online signup Fully supported Fully supported
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Unknown Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Fully supported Not supported
Support 24/7/365 Phone and Email support Email, Online Chat and Phone support
Video On Demand (VoD) Not supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Not supported Not supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Not supported Not supported
Storage Additional costs Additional costs

Pricing Rackspace vs SkyparkCDN

Rackspace SkyparkCDN
Global flat fee N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) $0.10 per GB (EMEA) ₽3 or $0.042 per GB
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) $0.02 per GB (EMEA, 5PB+) ₽1 or $0.014 per GB (50TB+)
APAC Traffic $0.16 per GB, $0.019 (India) ₽7.00 or $0.098 per GB
LATAM Traffic $0.27 per GB ₽9.00 or $0.126 per GB
Extra costs 10,000 HTTP at requests $0.0075-$0.0165 (varies per region) 10,000 HTTPS requests at $0.01-$0.022 (varies per region) N/A

RACKSPACE Description

Texas-based cloud computing company Rackspace was founded in 1998 and is quite the household name. With their ‘Fanatical Support’ concept, the company distinguishes itself from its competitors by offering to focus on service and support rather than technology.

The core businesses of Rackspace are dedicated servers and cloud servers, though the company has a large portfolio with web services. Among others, the company offers website hosting, application migration, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Apps hosting, database and data analytics, email hosting and CDN services.

The company’s CDN is powered by Akamai, and Rackspace resells a custom map with 200 points-of-presence (PoPs):

  • 77 North American locations
  • 36 European locations
  • 73 Middle Eastern and APAC locations
  • 15 South American locations

Note that a limitation to the Rackspace CDN is that clients can only add up to 10 domains (resources) per service.

Rackspace offers a free web-based application called Rackspace Marketplace that enables clients to manage a variety of business applications in a single place. Some of the partnered apps in the Marketplace can also be purchased directly via Rackspace. Currently, the Rackspace Marketplace has integrations with:

CDNs

Other * New Relic * Cedexis * Neustar UltraDNS * Dynatrace * W3 Total Cache

SKYPARKCDN Description

SkyparkCDN is a CDN provider founded in 2013 and with a large presence in Russia and CIS. The team is headquartered in Perm, Russia. The company offers video-on-demand (VOD), dynamic site acceleration, DDoS Mitigation and video encoding. As customers they target mostly small and medium-sized businesses: online shops, game and software developers, entertainment portals, media, website builders, online broadcasting, and, audio, photo and video hosting.

A free 7-day trial is available via the website, with 300GB bandwidth.

Customers of SkyparkCDN are InSales, Zoom TV, E69.ru, ViNTERA.TV, Coub and **[невеста.info](http://www.nevesta.info

The SkyparkCDN Knowledge Base and API documentation are available in Russian and English.

SkyparkCDN has an SLA of 99.8% with 247 support.

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