StackPath compared to Amazon CloudFront

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of StackPath 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 StackPath Amazon CloudFront
PoPs 22 41
Purge All Fully supported Not supported
Instant Purge Fully supported Not supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Unknown Partially supported
Origin Pull Unknown 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 Unknown Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Not supported
Online signup Fully supported Fully supported
API Fully supported Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Unknown Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Partially supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Not supported Partially supported
Support FAQ, Ticket, Chat support Phone and Email support (extra charge), Community Forum (free)
Video On Demand (VoD) Unknown Additional costs
RTMP Streaming Unknown Additional costs
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Fully supported Not supported
Storage Not supported Additional costs

Pricing StackPath vs Amazon CloudFront

StackPath Amazon CloudFront
Global flat fee $0.06 to $0.02 per GB 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
Extra costs N/A
  • $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)

StackPath Description

StackPath is a CDN provider head quartered in Dallas, Texas and has multiple offices across the U.S. StackPath was created after a large investment from ARBY Partners. Since then Stackpath has aqcuired Highwinds, and MaxCDN.

StackPath is highly focused on internet security as a CDN, and is positioned as a Security-as-a-Service providing many built-in options including a Web Application Firewall, DDoS mitigation, and many physical security measures at their data centers.

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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