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.
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 minimum||12 Months|
|Price US/EU traffic - low volume||Not Available|
|Price US/EU traffic - high volume||Not Available|
|Extra charge for APAC region traffic||Not 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|
|Push (upload to CDN servers)|
|Gzip||Resend from origin, or compress on edge|
|Honors all origin server headers|
|Can override origin server headers|
|Set caching headers for pushed files|
|HTTPS||Custom CNAME is available.|
|Control Panel & statistics||Globally Distributed User Agents collect real-time data about last-mile network conditions, providing detailed insight into the end-user experience.|
|Support||All 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).|