MaxCDN is a low-threshold, static file serving CDN. You can sign up online, be up & running in 5 minutes and they offer a 30-day, money-back guarantee. With an aggressive $39.95-for-your-first-TB offering, MaxCDN is appealing to those looking for a first experience with a CDN.
With 9 edge locations in play (and more coming soon), MaxCDN loads your files from original server to end users at their nearest geographic location. Each POP location boasts multiple 10 gigabit capacity. MaxCDN has over 500 peering partners worldwide and direct reach into over 90 countries .
Pricing & Contract duration
MaxCDN offers competitive prices and on top of that has an on-going promotion for the first TB: $39.95. Custom SSL and VOD Secure token are each $99 per month & zone.
|Pricing & Contract duration|
|Price US/EU traffic - low volume||$0.10 per GB, at 1 TB per month|
|Price US/EU traffic - high volume||$0.08 per GB, at 25 TB per month|
|Extra charge for APAC region traffic||No extra charge|
|Storage||10 Gigabytes is $9.95/mPrice per GB drops as volume goes up. E.g. 100 Gigabytes costs $69.95 a month.|
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
MaxCDN has a nice feature set with all the basics and more, including HTTP Referrer Protection, Real time reporting and plug-ins for popular content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Typo3 and Magento.
|Features & Support|
|Push (upload to CDN servers)||SCP, SFTP & Rsync.|
|Honors all origin server headers|
|Can override origin server headers|
|Set caching headers for pushed files|
|HTTPS||MaxCDN provides free shared SSL.|
|Control Panel & statistics|
|Support||MaxCDN experts are available by phone Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm (PST), but email and ticket support are available 24/7.|