Comparison of the KeyCDN and Limelight CDNs

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

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 Limelight
Price US/EU traffic - low volume $0.04 per GB Not Available
Price US/EU traffic - high volume $0.04 per GB Not Available
Extra charge for APAC region traffic 0% Not Available
Storage $0.90 per GB/mHelpCustomers pay KeyCDN $0.90 per GB per month for storage, in an origin pull setup. Not available

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 Limelight
Origin-Pull YesHelpOrigin can be an IP address or a host name. Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) YesHelpConfiguration possibilities are minimal. Yes
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. Yes
Purge All Yes Yes
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 Yes
Set caching headers for pushed files Yes Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes YesHelpCustom CNAME is available.
Control Panel & statistics Yes YesHelpGlobally Distributed User Agents collect real-time data about last-mile network conditions, providing detailed insight into the end-user experience.
Access Logs Yes Yes
API Yes Yes
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. YesHelpAll English speaking based in USA. Local support will be handled by one of Limelight SE's in the London office where they have 4 Sales Engineers for Northern Europe (Benelux, Scandinavia, UK & Ireland).
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