KeyCDN launched in 2012 and operates out of Switzerland. KeyCDN is a global CDN with their own infrastructure and POPs in US, Europe, Asia, South-America and Australia. They offer a true pay-as-you-go pricing model with a competitive global flat-rate of $0.04/GB for traffic.
KeyCDN has 15 POPs on 5 continents: 5 in US, 4 in Europe, 1 in Chile, 1 in Sydney and 5 in Asia, including a POP in Chennai, India. New POPs are to be launched in 2013, incl. in emerging markets.
Pricing & Contract duration
KeyCDN has very competitive pricing: $0.04 per GB everywhere in the world. They do however charge for storage, even in origin pull setup.
|Pricing & Contract duration|
|Price US/EU traffic - low volume||$0.04 per GB|
|Price US/EU traffic - high volume||$0.04 per GB|
|Extra charge for APAC region traffic||0%|
|Storage||$0.90 per GB/mCustomers pay KeyCDN $0.90 per GB per month for storage, in an origin pull setup.|
Note: custom price plans are very common in the CDN market, especially for large volume customers. We recommend you always talk to the CDN provider about your needs and requirements and work with them to get a best-fit deal.
Features & Support
KeyCDN offers most of the basic features like using a CNAME. It is nice they offer the possibility to download the raw access log files and support Secure Token (restrict access to files).
|Features & Support|
|Origin-Pull||Origin can be an IP address or a host name.|
|Push (upload to CDN servers)||Configuration possibilities are minimal.|
|Purge||It takes max 15 minutes to complete a purge request. Customers can configure after how long the CDN needs to check on the origin if a file is still valid.|
|Gzip||Only if origin server does Gzip|
|Honors all origin server headers|
|Can override origin server headers|
|Set caching headers for pushed files|
|Control Panel & statistics|
|Support||14/7 phone support. Local phone number for the US and one number for international support. Phone support is available from 8am to 10pm CET.|