StreamZilla compared to Amazon Route53

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of StreamZilla and Amazon Route53. 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 StreamZilla Amazon Route53
CDN balancing (DNS) Fully supported Fully supported
CDNs Fully supported Partially supported
Data Fully supported Fully supported
Integrated solution Fully supported Not supported

CDN balancing (DNS)

CDN balancing (DNS) Fully supported Fully supported
Failover Fully supported Fully supported
Selection level Active Request Routing Country level, state level (US)

CDNs

CDNs in offer Leaseweb, Level3, Highwinds, Amazon Cloudfront, Edgecast N/A
PoPs Unknown N/A
Purge All Not supported N/A
Instant Purge Not instant N/A
Control panel Fully supported N/A
Origin Push Fully supported N/A
Origin Pull Fully supported N/A
Origin Shield Not supported N/A
Custom Rules Unknown N/A
HTTP/2 Protocol Not supported N/A
SPDY Protocol Not supported N/A
Raw Access Logs Not supported N/A
Real time statistics Fully supported N/A
Online signup Not supported N/A
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management N/A
Custom CNAMEs Unknown N/A
Shared SSL Certificates Unknown N/A
Custom SSL Certificates Unknown N/A
Wildcard SSL Certificates Unknown N/A
RTMP Streaming Fully supported N/A
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported N/A
Storage Additional costs N/A

Data

RUM data Unknown Not supported
Synthetic data Unknown Fully supported

Other

Support Professional Customer Support during office hours (free), Exclusive Customer Support 247 (paid), Live Event Hotline Service Phone and Email support (extra charge), Community Forum (free)
Additional features N/A Domain name registration, other AWS services

Pricing StreamZilla vs Amazon Route53

StreamZilla Amazon Route53
Global flat fee On-demand bundles: Professional, High Volume 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
Queries N/A Standard Queries

  • $0.400 per million queries (first 1 Billion queries per month)
  • $0.200 per million queries (over 1 Billion queries per month)

Latency Based Routing Queries

  • $0.600 per million queries (first 1 Billion queries per month)
  • $0.300 per million queries (over 1 Billion queries per month)

Geo DNS Queries

  • $0.700 per million queries (first 1 Billion queries per month)
  • $0.350 per million queries (over 1 Billion queries per month)
Extra costs One-time Setup Fee, Storage, Additional Traffic Bundles, Traffic Outside Bundle, Support bundles, Extra Support Traffic Flow:

  • $50 per policy per month

Hosted Zones:

  • $0.50 per zone per month (first 25 zones)
  • $0.10 per zone per month (over 25 zones)

Health Checks:

  • $0.50 per check per month (AWS endpoints)
  • $0.75 per check per month (non-AWS endpoints)

Optional Health Check Features:

  • $1 per feature per month (AWS endpoints)
  • $2 per feature per month (non-AWS endpoints)

STREAMZILLA Description

StreamZilla is a dedicated streaming CDN provider with a multi-CDN offering in their portfolio. StreamZilla is the commercial CDN brand of Jet-Stream – a company specialised in CDN and streaming media software development, projects and consultancy. Both companies are based in the Netherlands.

Besides a large catalogue of streaming-related services, StreamZilla offers a multi-CDN solution. Providers currently included in their multi-CDN offering are Level3, Leaseweb, Highwinds, Amazon Cloudfront and Edgecast.

Not all the StreamZilla products include a (multi-)CDN solution, as the company primarily focuses on streaming and video services. For a full overview of StreamZilla’s offering besides CDNs, customers should get in touch with their sales team, or check out the website.

Past and present StreamZilla clients include ING, Red Bull, Nokia, Vodafone, Bol.com, Warner Bros., KLM and Tiësto. More clients are showcased on the StreamZilla website; it is not specified which solutions were provided to each customer.

Amazon ROUTE53 Description

Amazon Route53 is the DNS web service of Amazon Web Services (AWS). It’s part of the larger AWS ecosystem that also includes, among others:

  • Storage: S3, Glacier
  • CDN: Cloudfront
  • Networking: domain name registration, Traffic Flow
  • Databases: DynamoDB, SimpleDB, ElastiCache, Redshift, Kinesis
  • Application services: payments, email service, API gateway, transcoding, queue and notification services
  • Management: directory service, Elastic MapReduce, key management service
  • Deployment: CloudFormation, Elastic Beanstalk, CodeDeploy
  • Compute: Elastic Compute Cloud, Elastic MapReduce, Lambda

Route53 allows the routing of users both to other AWS services and to non-Amazon infrastructure. Management of the DNS and of other AWS services can be done via a graphical web interface.

Amazon’s Route53 Traffic Flow product enables clients to route traffic according to different preferences, such as Round Robin, latency based routing or Geo DNS. All types come with DNS failover.

Amazon provides a 100% available SLA for Route53, meaning that the company warrants that the service is up and running all the time, every month.

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