Popular Content Delivery Networks (CDNs)
Like any other product, CDNs provide different services. However, the same basic principle is consistent: data is copied to a large number of edge servers and served quickly when needed.
One our favourite CDNs. Excellent coverage with no restriction on the number of websites like other CDNs. Get setup within minutes, no DNS changes or manual configurations necessary. CDN77 ensures your website is safe and secure. Pay-as-you-go prices starting at $49/TB.
At only $79 per terabyte of transfer, MaxCDN is one of the most popular CDN providers in the industry. With MAXCDN you get powerful control panel, free shared SSL, around the clock support, real-time statistics and reporting, 100% network uptime, a full 30-day money-back guarantee.
With Amazon CloudFront every request is automatically routed to the closest edge server to ensure optimal performance and low latency. Optimized to work with Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Computer Cloud (EC2), the CloudFront has a simple web interface that lets you get started in minutes. Oh, and the best part – you pay only for what you actually use. There is no minimum fee, no monthly commitment. Prices start at only $0.12 per Gb.
Launched in 2006, BitGravity is well-known as the industry’s first CDN optimized for HD video streaming. With more connections in many counties than any other competitor, you can rest assured you are receiving a robust, high-performing data connection. Also, BitGravity provides strategic peering relationships accompanied by dedicated routing between all of its data centers and the network backbone.
Akamai’s network consists of one hundred thousand servers across 72 countries; many of which span most of the networks on the Internet. Akamai processes over one trillion interactions each day from around the world. A comprehensive set of solutions are built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform, providing the agility and visibility you need to manage your business through one unified and customizable interface.
Originally headquartered in Korea in 2000, CDNetworks has developed into a full service CDN with a significant rise in business in the United States with the primary focus on video streaming, large-volume file downloads and image caching. CDNetwork is built atop a reliable, cloud-based global network that ensures fast, reliable delivery of web content. Combining unsurpassed data control, superior performance with excellent customer support and extensive knowledge across six continents equate to an optimized user experience.
CacheFly is one of the fastest, most reliable CDN in the industry. The CacheFly CDN provides static objects at up to 10 times faster than other services and offers a painless sign-up process for instant access. Its network is trusted by some of the largest brands like Budweiser, Bank of America, Proctor and Gamble, Mitsubishi, LG, Acura, Ameritrade, Rogers and Toyota. There are no long-term contracts required as with many other CDN providers – standard plans all include a 30-day risk free trial.
ChinaCache is a leading cloud computing and content delivery provider in China. ChinaCache controls 75 percent of the Chinese CDN market while maintaining excellent relationships with national Internet providers due its high-speed fiber optic cables throughout the country. Today, ChinaCache has coverage in all major cities across North America, Europe and Asia.
Based in Los Angeles, EdgeCast Networks has grown to one the world’s fastest and most reliable content delivery providers. EdgeCast services some of the largest names in the entertainment business such as Lionsgate Entertainment, CBS Interactive, March Entertainment, EMI, IMAX. EdgeCast currently delivers content for over 3 million clients worldwide.