Company profile

Limelight entered the CDN industry in 2001 and today has the second biggest infrastructure of all CDNs with 18000+ servers. The Limelight network relies on Adaptive Intelligence software and network innovations to make real-time decisions about each request for your content. Customers include Disney, BBC, EA and Adobe.

Network Map

Limelight has POPs in all the main continents including South America, Africa, Asia, Australia and for China acceleration, they partner with Prime Networks for additional POPs in China. Limelight has 18000+ servers in over 80 locations and peers with over 900 ISPs globally.

Pricing & Contract duration

Pricing & Contract duration
Contract duration minimum12 Months
Price US/EU traffic - low volumeNot Available
Price US/EU traffic - high volumeNot Available
Extra charge for APAC region trafficNot Available
StorageNot available

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

Limelight provides all the CDN features you would expect from one of the big players, including Origin-Pull, Purge All, CNAME and an API.

Features & Support
Origin-PullYes
Push (upload to CDN servers)Yes
PurgeYes
Purge AllYes
GzipResend from origin, or compress on edge
Persistent connectionsYes
Honors all origin server headersYes
Can override origin server headersYes
Set caching headers for pushed filesYes
Custom CNAMEsYes
HTTPSYesHelpCustom CNAME is available.
Control Panel & statisticsYesHelpGlobally Distributed User Agents collect real-time data about last-mile network conditions, providing detailed insight into the end-user experience.
Access LogsYes
APIYes
SupportYesHelpAll English speaking based in USA. Local support will be handled by one of Limelight SE's in the London office where they have 4 Sales Engineers for Northern Europe (Benelux, Scandinavia, UK & Ireland).

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