Universal CDN compared to Amazon CloudFront

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

Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features Universal CDN Amazon CloudFront
PoPs 12 41
Purge All Fully supported Not supported
Instant Purge Not supported Not supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Partially supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Not supported Not supported
GZIP Compression Unknown Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Partially supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Not supported Fully supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Not supported Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Not supported
Online signup Not supported Fully supported
API Purge Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Not supported Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Unknown Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Additional costs Partially supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Not supported Partially supported
Support Email and Phone support Phone and Email support (extra charge), Community Forum (free)
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported Additional costs
RTMP Streaming Not supported Additional costs
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Not supported Not supported
Storage Additional costs Additional costs

Pricing Universal CDN vs Amazon CloudFront

Universal CDN Amazon CloudFront
Global flat fee
  • First 1 TB per month: $0.032 per GB
  • Next 10 TB per month: $0.050 per GB
  • Next 100 TB per month: $0.040 per GB
  • Next 350 TB per month: $0.030 per GB
  • Next 524 TB per month: $0.028 per GB
  • Next 4 PB per month: $0.024 per GB
  • Next 5 PB per month: $0.016 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)

UNIVERSAL CDN Description

Universal CDN or UCDN is a content delivery network by XBT Holding, a global hosting and network solutions provider headquartered in Luxembourg. The company offers a wide array of services, which includes file hosting.

The network map of UCDN is relatively small: according to our information the company has 12 points of presence (PoPs).

The network is resold by SpaceCDN, a reseller of Verizon Edgecast, Highwinds, UCDN and Leaseweb.

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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