Rackspace compared to WebMobi Networks

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of Rackspace 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.

Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features Rackspace WebMobi Networks
PoPs 200 15
Purge All Fully supported Unknown
Instant Purge Unknown Unknown
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Not 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 Unknown Fully supported
Online signup Fully supported Create a ticket
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Unknown
Custom CNAMEs Unknown Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Not supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Fully supported Not supported
Support 24/7/365 Phone and Email support 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 Additional costs Fully supported

Pricing Rackspace vs WebMobi Networks

Rackspace 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) $0.10 per GB (EMEA) N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) $0.02 per GB (EMEA, 5PB+) N/A
APAC Traffic $0.16 per GB, $0.019 (India) N/A
LATAM Traffic $0.27 per GB N/A
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)
  • Storage ($0.11 per GB overage rate)
  • Transcoding and recording ($0.005 per minute overage rate)
  • Stream names
  • Publishing points

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

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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