StackPath compared to MaxCDN

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of StackPath and MaxCDN. 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 MaxCDN
PoPs 22 18
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Fully supported Fully supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Unknown Fully supported
Origin Pull Unknown Fully supported
Origin Shield Fully supported Additional costs
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Fully supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Fully supported Not supported
SPDY Protocol Fully supported Fully supported
Raw Access Logs Unknown Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Additional costs
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 Additional costs
Wildcard SSL Certificates Not supported Additional costs
Support FAQ, Ticket, Chat support Phone, Chat 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 Not supported
Storage Not supported Not supported

Pricing StackPath vs MaxCDN

StackPath MaxCDN
Global flat fee $0.06 to $0.02 per GB N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) N/A $0.06 per GB
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A $0.03 per GB (310TB+)
APAC Traffic N/A $0.095 per GB
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.

MAXCDN Description

MaxCDN is a Los Angeles-based CDN provider, founded in 2009. In 2013 the company re-branded their video on demand solution HDDN (High Definition Distribution Network), CloudCache and NetDNA products under a single MaxCDN banner. Additionlly, in 2016 MaxCDN was aqcuired by StackPath.

jQuery and BootstrapCDN are hosted on the MaxCDN network, and the company supports Google’s SPDY.

Notable customers of MaxCDN include Kodak, Nissan, The Next Web, Forbes, WP Engine and WPBeginner, and BuySellAds. Some of these brands are no longer customer of MaxCDN at the time of writing.

MAXCDN Resellers

MaxCDN is resold by Warpcache. As a multi-CDN provider, Warpcache both sells a variety of CDNs in a single package, or separately depending on a client’s wishes. Get in touch here, for more information about MaxCDN, pricing and features.

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