Comparison of the Highwinds and CDNsun CDNs
In the tables below you can easily compare Highwinds 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.
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.
|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%CDNsun 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||Storing 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||Highwinds||CDNsun|
|Push (upload to CDN servers)|
|Gzip||Resend from origin, or compress on edge||Resend from origin, or compress on edge|
|Honors all origin server headers|
|Can override origin server headers|
|Set caching headers for pushed files|
|HTTPS||It's all SNI. Certificate provided by the CDNsun: $660/year.|
|Control Panel & statistics||The console is called StrikeTracker, a Rich Internet Application (RIA) that provides a single, integrated front-end control console for managing all of the CDN services. In 2010 StrikeTracker won the European Readers' Choice Award for best Reporting and Analytics Solutions.|
|Access Logs||FTP, FTPS, SFTP, Rsync and REST HTTPS API. $1.99 / CDN service.|
|Support||The Highwinds Network Operations Center is based out of Phoenix, Arizona. They are available 24/7 and can be dialed directly for support. Email is an easy way to get a ticket started up for tracking purposes.|
|Learn more about Highwinds||Learn more about CDNsun|
|Contact Highwinds ››||Contact CDNsun ››|