Comparison of the KeyCDN and CloudFlare CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare KeyCDN and CloudFlare 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 CloudFlare
POPs in North-America 5HelpSan Jose, Jaksonville, Indianapolis, Dallas, Washington D.C. 12
POPs in Europe 4HelpRoubaix (France), Milan (Italy), Istanbul (Turkey), Riga (Latvia) 23
POPs in Asia (not China) 4HelpSingapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo (Japan), Chennai (India) 12
POPs in China 0 13
POPs in Australia 1HelpSydney 3
POPs in South-America 1HelpViña del Mar (Chile) 5
POPs in Middle-East 0 3
POPs in Africa 0 3

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 CloudFlare
Price US/EU traffic - low volume $0.04 per GB $0.00 per GB
Price US/EU traffic - high volume $0.04 per GB $0.00 per GB
Extra charge for APAC region traffic 0% No extra charge
Storage $0.90 per GB/mHelpCustomers pay KeyCDN $0.90 per GB per month for storage, in an origin pull setup.

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 CloudFlare
Origin-Pull YesHelpOrigin can be an IP address or a host name. Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) YesHelpConfiguration possibilities are minimal. No
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. YesHelpAverage purge time is 5 seconds, which means files on POP edge servers are 'instantly'.
Purge All Yes YesHelpNot possible to purge per directory though.
Gzip Only if origin server does Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edgeHelpEnterprise customers can specify which file types get sent compressed to the client.
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 YesHelpCloudFlare provides a range of SSL/TLS features, including uploading your own certificate, Keyless SSL and they support both TLS Tickets and TLS IDs for faster TLS session resumption.
Control Panel & statistics Yes Yes
Access Logs Yes YesHelpOnly available to Enterprise customers (at no extra charge)
API Yes YesHelpRestful JSON. HTTPS endpoint. 100% feature parity between UI and API.
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. YesHelpEnterprise customers have dedicated support representatives/engineers and 24/7 phone support.
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