Comparison of the KeyCDN and BelugaCDN CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare KeyCDN and BelugaCDN 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 KeyCDN BelugaCDN
POPs in North-America 5HelpSan Jose, Jaksonville, Indianapolis, Dallas, Washington D.C. 14HelpAtlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Newark, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, San Jose, Seattle, Washington D.C., Weehawken, Quebec City, Toronto
POPs in Europe 4HelpRoubaix (France), Milan (Italy), Istanbul (Turkey), Riga (Latvia) 3HelpAmsterdam, Frankfurt, London
POPs in Asia (not China) 4HelpSingapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo (Japan), Chennai (India) 5HelpBangalore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo
POPs in China 0 0
POPs in Australia 1HelpSydney 1HelpSydney
POPs in South-America 1HelpViña del Mar (Chile) 1HelpSao Paulo
POPs in Middle-East 0 0
POPs in Africa 0 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 KeyCDN BelugaCDN
Price US/EU traffic - low volume $0.04 per GB $0.01 per GB
Price US/EU traffic - high volume $0.04 per GB $0.00 per GB, at 1000 TB per monthHelpDiscounts start at 1 PB/m committed.
Extra charge for APAC region traffic 0% 100%
Storage $0.90 per GB/mHelpCustomers pay KeyCDN $0.90 per GB per month for storage, in an origin pull setup. 0

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 KeyCDN BelugaCDN
Origin-Pull YesHelpOrigin can be an IP address or a host name. Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) YesHelpConfiguration possibilities are minimal. NoHelpComing in 2017.
Purge YesHelpIt takes max 15 minutes to complete a purge request. Customers can configure after how long the CDN needs to check on the origin if a file is still valid. YesHelpPurge using regular expressions matches is possible. Purging is instant (<1 second).
Purge All Yes Yes
Gzip Only if origin server does Gzip The CDN handles the gzippingHelpRequests to origin are always for uncompressed content. Customer can configure which file types get sent compressed from CDN to client.
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes Yes
Can override origin server headers Yes YesHelpAny combination of headers from the origin can be removed, replaced or added.
Set caching headers for pushed files Yes Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes YesHelpFree. Upload your own certificate (can be wildcard or SAN). TLS support includes full TLS Dynamic Record Sizing and ECDSA support per Q1 2017.
Control Panel & statistics Yes YesHelpSelf-service portal, including analytics (geographical) with metrics updated every 10 seconds.
Access Logs Yes YesHelpBelugaCDN has near real-time log exporting to Elastic Search and delayed log uploads to Redis, AWS S3 and FTP. First 10 million requests/month are free.
API Yes YesHelpREST API with JSON output, over HTTPS only. Users can do purging (cache invalidation) and manage CDN configurations and HTTPS certificates.
Support YesHelp14/7 phone support. Local phone number for the US and one number for international support. Phone support is available from 8am to 10pm CET. YesHelpCustomers with monthly revenue below $500 get Basic support (8/5). Higher revenue customers get Platinum support (24/7). Platinum customers get a dedicated support engineer. Everybody can call the toll free number.
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