Comparison of the Akamai and CDNsun CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Akamai and CDNsun 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 CDNsun
POPs in North-America Not Available 21HelpArlington, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Green Bay, Irvine, LA, Miami, New York, Phoenix, Portland, Provo, Reston, Sacramento, San Jose, Seattle, Southfield, Washington; Montreal, Toronto.
POPs in Europe Not Available 22HelpAll the usual places, plus Austria, Croatia, Romania, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Portugal and Turkey.
POPs in Asia (not China) Not Available 9HelpTokyo, Taipei, Singapore, Seoul, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Calcutta.
POPs in China Not Available 0
POPs in Australia Not Available 5HelpSydney, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane.
POPs in South-America Not Available 3HelpBuenos Aires, Queretaro, Sao Paulo,
POPs in Middle-East Not Available 2HelpIsrael, Dubai.
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 CDNsun
Price US/EU traffic - low volume Not Available $0.04 per GB
Price US/EU traffic - high volume Not Available $0.02 per GB, at 100 TB per month
Extra charge for APAC region traffic Not Available 253%HelpCDNsun shows the pricing per POP on their website, and pricing drops as volume goes up. Custom price plans available at 200+ TB/m. Unused credit expires after 1 year.
Storage Not available HelpStoring your content on their CDN (push) costs $4.99 for the first 50 GB, and costs per GB stored quickly drops as volume goes up.

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 CDNsun
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. Resend from origin, or compress on edge
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 Yes
HTTPS Yes YesHelpIt's all SNI. Certificate provided by the CDNsun: $660/year.
Control Panel & statistics Yes Yes
Access Logs Yes YesHelpFTP, FTPS, SFTP, Rsync and REST HTTPS API. $1.99 / CDN service.
API Yes Yes
Support Yes Yes
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