Dyn compared to MetaCDN

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of Dyn and MetaCDN. 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 Dyn MetaCDN
CDN balancing (DNS) Fully supported Fully supported
CDNs Not supported Fully supported
Data Fully supported Fully supported
Integrated solution Not supported Fully supported

CDN balancing (DNS)

CDN balancing (DNS) Fully supported Additional costs
Failover Fully supported Additional costs
Selection level Country level, state level (US) Unknown

CDNs

CDNs in offer N/A Edgecast, Fastly, Amazon Cloudfront
PoPs N/A 120+
Purge All N/A Unknown
Instant Purge N/A Fully supported
Control panel N/A Fully supported
Origin Push N/A Fully supported
Origin Pull N/A Fully supported
Origin Shield N/A Not supported
Custom Rules N/A Not supported
HTTP/2 Protocol N/A Not supported
SPDY Protocol N/A Not supported
Raw Access Logs N/A Not supported
Real time statistics N/A Fully supported
Online signup N/A Fully supported
API N/A Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs N/A Unknown
Shared SSL Certificates N/A Additional costs
Custom SSL Certificates N/A Additional costs
Wildcard SSL Certificates N/A Additional costs
RTMP Streaming N/A StreamShark
Video On Demand (VoD) N/A StreamShark
Storage N/A Additional costs

Data

RUM data Not supported Unknown
Synthetic data Fully supported Unknown

Other

Support Community, Phone and Email support Email support (free), Priority support (paid)
Additional features Email delivery, domain registration, remote access, Internet intelligence N/A

Pricing Dyn vs MetaCDN

Dyn MetaCDN
Global flat fee N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) N/A $0.10 per GB
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A N/A
APAC Traffic N/A $0.14 per GB
LATAM Traffic N/A $0.14 per GB
Queries Depends on the bundle $0.01 per 10,000 Requests
Extra costs Traffic director, active failover, additional zones (bundled), Internet intelligence N/A

DYN Description

Dyn is a web performance management company headquartered in New Hampshire, USA with offices in San Francisco, England, and Australia. Dyn started out in 2001 as an open-source project by former Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) undergrads Jeremy Hitchcock, Tom Daly, Tim Wilde and Chris Reinhardt. Originally, the company went by the name Dynamic DNS Network Services Incorporated.

Nowadays, Dyn provides services such as data traffic management, dynamic DNS, geoDNS, Internet intelligence and domain registration. When building a multi-CDN solution using Dyn, their traffic manager and DNS are needed, and their Internet intelligence product.

Notable customers of Dyn are, or have been Netflix, Twitter, Zappos, Pandora Radio, Tumblr, CNBC and Hershey’s.

METACDN Description

Melbourne-based MetaCDN was founded in 2011, and offers a multi-CDN solution which leverages the networks of Edgecast, Fastly and Amazon Cloudfront.

In 2015 MetaCDN rebranded their video-on-demand (VOD) and streaming services platform to StreamShark.

MetaCDN offers on-demand bundles in three tiers: Basic, Lite and Pro. Enterprise bundles are available upon request. Customers pay a monthly fee which covers traffic credits, number of sites and a set of features (varies per tier). Not all bundles include multi-CDN.

Former and or currect clients of MetaCDN are Sony, Harvard Business School, City of Melbourne and University of Melbourne.

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