Comparison of the Voxel and Internap CDNs
In the tables below you can easily compare
Voxel and Internap 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
$0.10 per GB Not Available
Price US/EU traffic - high volume
$0.05 per GB, at 500 TB per month Not Available
Extra charge for APAC region traffic
No extra charge
$0.20 per GB per month
It's actually $0.00027/GB per hour or $0.20/GB per month. Yes, you pay for storage
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
Push (upload to CDN servers)
Files can be uploaded to the CDN POPs via FTP, the control panel and rsync.
Both MediaConsole (the Internap online control panel) and the API support single file, multiple file (folder), and wildcard purge. The Cache Purge Manager tool built into MediaConsole allows ad hoc or scheduled purges.
Can be done via the online control panel and API.
Only if origin server does Gzip
Only if origin server does Gzip
Honors all origin server headers
Can override origin server headers
It is possible to very specifically alter headers.
Internap offers lots of possibilities for this.
Set caching headers for pushed files
CNAME is not possible for secure webpages (SSL)
Voxel charges $99 per month extra for handling traffic over SSL. A custom CNAME is not possible for secure pages.
Internap offers a free, shared wildcard certificate (no CNAME) and the option to upload your certificate, have a custom CNAME at $200/month.
Control Panel & statistics
Rsynch for the log files is supported.
Purge objects from VoxCAST's cache. Adjust the configuration of your VoxCAST CDN to change parameters like cache expiration time; origin settings; log formats; etc.
Voxel believes in providing exceptional "Zero Bureaucracy" support to all customers and they handle support 24/7/365 from their New York and Singapore offices, phone and email. Response time depends on the type of issue and is generally within the hour.
Internap operates dual Network Operating Centers for geographic diversity, and staff the NOC with front line engineering resources who have the skills and tools to resolve network issues on the first call. The NOC is available 24/7/365 by phone, email, and chat. Internap received a Stevie® Award for 'Best Customer Service Department' of the Year at the 2011 American Business Awards.
Cloudfront Purge Tool new
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