Comparison of the Akamai and CDN77 CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Akamai and CDN77 for POP locations, pricing and features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these Content Delivery Networks.

POP locations Akamai CDN77
POPs in North-America Not Available 7
POPs in Europe Not Available 12Helpincluding Madrid, Kiev, Moscow and Ankara
POPs in Asia (not China) Not Available 5Helpincl New Dehli and Seoul
POPs in China Not Available 0
POPs in Australia Not Available 1
POPs in South-America Not Available 3HelpBrazil (2) and Chile
POPs in Middle-East Not Available 0
POPs in Africa Not Available 0

A POP is a Point Of Presence, an access point to the Internet. It is a physical, strategically placed location that houses multiple CDN servers.

Pricing Akamai CDN77
Price US/EU traffic - low volume Not Available $0.05 per GB
Price US/EU traffic - high volume Not Available $0.01 per GB, at 2000 TB per month
Extra charge for APAC region traffic Not Available 145%
Storage Not available No extra charge up to 50 GB.

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 Akamai CDN77
Origin-Pull Yes Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) Yes Yes
Purge Yes Yes
Purge All Yes Yes
Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edgeHelpThe Last Mile Accelerator feature will compress content before delivery to the end user, and is intended to assist in cases where the origin server cannot compress the content before serving, for whatever reason. The CDN handles the gzipping
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes Yes
Can override origin server headers Yes Yes
Set caching headers for pushed files Yes Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes YesHelpMultiple CNAMEs per origin.
HTTPS Yes YesHelpShared SSL (free of charge) and custom domain SSL (pay extra).
Control Panel & statistics Yes Yes
Access Logs Yes Yes
API Yes Yes
Support Yes YesHelp24x7 via live chat, Skype, email and phone (UK and US numbers).
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