Speedyrails compared to easyDNS

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

CDN balancing (DNS)

CDN balancing (DNS) Fully supported Fully supported
Failover Fully supported N/A
Selection level N/A N/A

CDNs

CDNs in offer EdgeCast N/A
PoPs 80+ N/A
Purge All Fully supported N/A
Instant Purge Fully supported N/A
Control panel Fully supported N/A
Origin Push Fully supported N/A
Origin Pull Fully supported N/A
Origin Shield Fully supported N/A
Custom Rules Fully supported N/A
HTTP/2 Protocol Not supported N/A
SPDY Protocol Not supported N/A
Raw Access Logs Fully supported N/A
Real time statistics Fully supported N/A
Online signup Fully supported N/A
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management N/A
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported N/A
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported N/A
Custom SSL Certificates Additional costs N/A
Wildcard SSL Certificates Additional costs N/A
RTMP Streaming Fully supported N/A
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported N/A
Storage Additional costs N/A

Data

RUM data Not supported N/A
Synthetic data Not supported N/A

Other

Support Phone and Email support All customers

8:30am to 6:00pm EST Monday-Friday

12:00pm to 6:00pm Saturday-Sunday

Enterprise

247 support

Additional features Managed hosting, Ruby on Rails hosting, Plesk hosting, dedicated servers, EdgeCast DNS Email delivery, domain registration, web hosting

Pricing Speedyrails vs easyDNS

Speedyrails easyDNS
Global flat fee N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) Global Standard

  • First 1TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.10 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.08 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.07 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.06 per GB

Global Premium

  • First 1TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.10 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.08 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.07 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.06 per GB

Global Premium LATAM

  • First 1TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.10 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.08 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.07 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.06 per GB
N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A N/A
APAC Traffic Global Standard

  • First 1TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.10 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.08 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.07 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.06 per GB

Global Premium

  • First 1TB per month: 0.20 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.17 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.13 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.11 per GB

Global Premium LATAM

  • First 1TB per month: 0.20 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.17 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.13 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.11 per GB
N/A
LATAM Traffic Global Standard

  • First 1TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.10 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.08 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.07 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.06 per GB

Global Premium

  • First 1TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.10 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.08 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.07 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.06 per GB

Global Premium LATAM

  • First 1TB per month: 0.20 per GB
  • First 9TB per month: 0.17 per GB
  • First 40TB per month: 0.15 per GB
  • First 50TB per month: 0.13 per GB
  • First 150TB per month: 0.12 per GB
  • Over 250TB per month: 0.11 per GB
N/A
Queries
  • Monthly minimum charge: $40 (includes 40+ DNS zones)
  • Standard Routing queries: $0.35 per million
  • Adaptive Availability queries: $0.50 per million
  • Health checks: $0.45 per target
  • Additional zones: $1 per zone after first 40 zones
See bundles in description
Extra costs N/A N/A

SPEEDYRAILS Description

Speedyrails is a hosting provider specialised in Ruby on Rails sites. The Canadian company was founded in 2006 and has facilities in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Miami.

Next to a variety of solutions such as managed hosting, Ruby on Rails hosting, Plesk hosting, private cloud and dedicated servers, Speedyrails also offers a CDN. The company is an Edgecast (Verizon Digital Media Services) reseller, and their pricing is available on the website. The CDN is supplied as a standalone service, and customisation options are available in terms of CDN add-ons and point-of-presence (PoP) coverage.

Verizon also has their own DNS service named Route, which is offered via Speedyrails. Pricing for both the CDN options and DNS are included in the overview below.

Speedyrails has integrated New Relic into their control panel. Clients can easily use the New Relic Ruby Performance Management (RPM) to monitor their apps deployed with Speedyrails. New Relic Bronze subscriptions are available to all Speedyrails clients, for free.

At the time of writing, Speedyrails has clients in 415 cities around the world. Speedyrails customers include, or have included Mobile Fringe, Lynx, PetalMD, Kappboom, Gen Con, Imagine Easy Solutions, Mall Maverick, Ancilla Partners Inc., Animikii Indigenous Technology and MAZ.

Multi-CDN enthousiasts will need to look elsewhere to find additional CDNs as Speedyrails only a single provider, which is EdgeCast.

EASYDNS Description

easyDNS Technologies Inc. or just easyDNS is a Canada-based Internet Service Provider founded in 1998. The company supplies web hosting, email, domain registration and managed Anycast DNS.

The company provides a REST based API to connect to the easyDNS platform, of which the documentation can be found here.

easyDNS has been the center of controversy a few times. Most notably is the aftermath of a confusion between the company and similarly-named EveryDNS. EveryDNS cut WikiLeaks off their DNS service, and easyDNS faced some of the resulting backlash due to mixups of both company names on Twitter. While initially being uninvolved with WikiLeaks, easyDNS now hosts three WikiLeaks domains, as per their request. These domains are wikileaks.org, wikileaks.ch and wikileaks.nl. Find more information on the affair here.

Clients of easyDNS include, or have included PHP, Debian, The Horde Project, Enlightenment, City of Toronto, thestar.com and Torstar, Versature, Sun Life Financial, Zero Hedge and Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games.

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