StackPath compared to CDNetworks

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of StackPath and CDNetworks. 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 StackPath CDNetworks
PoPs 22 169
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Fully supported Unknown
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Unknown Not supported
Origin Pull Unknown Fully supported
Origin Shield Fully supported Unknown
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Unknown
HTTP/2 Protocol Fully supported Fully supported
SPDY Protocol Fully supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Unknown Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Fully supported
Online signup Fully supported Not supported
API Fully supported Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Unknown Unknown
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Unknown
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Unknown
Wildcard SSL Certificates Not supported Unknown
Support FAQ, Ticket, Chat support 247 Phone and Email support
Video On Demand (VoD) Unknown Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Unknown Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Fully supported Fully supported
Storage Not supported Additional costs

Pricing StackPath vs CDNetworks

StackPath CDNetworks
Global flat fee $0.06 to $0.02 per GB N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A N/A
APAC Traffic N/A N/A
LATAM Traffic N/A N/A
Extra costs N/A N/A

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.

CDNETWORKS Description

CDNetworks has been around since 2000, and is currently headquartered in Seoul. The company has raised capital with Shinhan Private Equity, Goldman Sachs and Oak Investment Partners, and acquired CDN competitor Panther Express in 2009. The company was bought by Japanese Telco KDDI in 2011. The provider has 169 points of presence (PoPs) worldwide.

CDNetworks offers the usual services within the CDN ecosystem, such as DDoS protection, cloud storage, Web Application Firewall (WAF), managed DNS with load balancing and video acceleration.

The CDN provider has a strong presence in emerging Internet markets such as China, Russia, India and South America. The company operates in mainland China and has been doing so for over 10 years. Currently, CDNetworks has 21 PoPs within China, which are mostly concentrated in the east of the country. The company is licensed by the Chinese government, and their CDNetworks China Acceleration service can be an alternative to homegrown CDN providers ChinaNetCenter and ChinaCache.

Similar to China acceleration, CDNetworks has a special focus on Russia. With 16 PoPs across the country, and a partnership with network operator MegaFon, CDNetworks offers a broad range of delivery services in Russia.

Customers in the portfolio of CDNetworks include Hyundai, Tesco, Samsung, L’Oreal, Forbes, The Onion, Dulton Media, LiveJournal and RuTube.

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