Comparison of the KeyCDN and Fastly CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare KeyCDN and Fastly 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 Fastly
POPs in North-America 5HelpSan Jose, Jaksonville, Indianapolis, Dallas, Washington D.C. 12HelpAshburn, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Jose, Seattle, Toronto
POPs in Europe 4HelpRoubaix (France), Milan (Italy), Istanbul (Turkey), Riga (Latvia) 4HelpAmsterdam, London (2), Frankfurt, Stockholm.
POPs in Asia (not China) 4HelpSingapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo (Japan), Chennai (India) 4HelpSingapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka.
POPs in China 0 0
POPs in Australia 1HelpSydney 6HelpBrisbande, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Wellington (NZ), Auckland (NZ)
POPs in South-America 1HelpViña del Mar (Chile) 0
POPs in Middle-East 0 1HelpDubai
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 Fastly
Price US/EU traffic - low volume $0.04 per GB $0.12 per GB
Price US/EU traffic - high volume $0.04 per GB $0.02 per GB, at 5000 TB per month
Extra charge for APAC region traffic 0% 58%
Storage $0.90 per GB/mHelpCustomers pay KeyCDN $0.90 per GB per month for storage, in an origin pull setup.
Resellers Dreamhost, TurboBytes

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 Fastly
Origin-Pull YesHelpOrigin can be an IP address or a host name. Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) YesHelpConfiguration possibilities are minimal. NoHelpCustomers can preload content by making a simple API call.
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. YesHelpFastly enables customers to actively purge dynamic and static content in 150 milliseconds and purge related content with surrogate keys.
Purge All Yes YesHelpFastly enables customers to actively purge dynamic and static content in 150 milliseconds and purge related content with surrogate keys.
Gzip Only if origin server does Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes Yes
Can override origin server headers Yes YesHelpFastly supports surrogate-control, which allows users to send different cache directives to the Fastly edge servers than what is sent to the user.
Set caching headers for pushed files Yes Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes YesHelpFastly charges $500 setup plus $100/month for custom SSL domain. HTTP and HTTPS requests are accumulated in units of 10,000 by region. Fees for content delivery and streaming delivery are calculated at the request rates
Control Panel & statistics Yes YesHelpFastly’s powerful Control Panel includes a real-time analytics dashboard and historical stats tool, so customers can monitor performance 24/7 and respond to issues proactively.
Access Logs Yes YesHelpFastly offers support for syslog-compatible logging providers such as Splunk Storm, Papertrail, Logentries, and Loggly. They also provide support for Sumologic and allow pushing of log files to Amazon S3 buckets, including any S3-compatible providers
API Yes YesHelpThe Fastly API is a fully featured suite of tools that gives customers the control to handle everything from configuration to instant purging via a straightforward REST interface. Interactive clients for the Fastly API are available in a variety of languages.
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. Yes
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