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BelugaCDN launched their services in 2015 and is a pay-as-you-go, low-cost CDN provider. They have a full-featured IPv4+IPv6 network and POPs on 5 continents.
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BelugaCDN is about straightforward caching and content delivery. Small file, large file, downloads and video.

View the table below for more insight into BelugaCDN products.
Hover over/touch the product to view a short description.

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... No
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Sortof/partially Only delivery of the HTTP video streams, no transcoding or transmuxing
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Pseudo-streaming (progressive streaming), byte range requests support
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No
WAFWeb Application Firewall No
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. No
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Yes Available upon request. Extra costs apply
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown


BelugaCDN has a focus on North America and Europe. The other POPs are small capacity and turned on for specific customers only. BelugaCDN plans to upgrade the Bangalore and Singapore POPs to become high-capacity 'SuperPOPs' in 2017.
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Region POPs Locations
North America 13 United States flag Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Miami - Newark - New York - Palo Alto - San Jose - Seattle - Washington DC - Weehawken
Canada flag Quebec City - Toronto
Latin America 1 Brazil flag São Paulo
Europe 4 Germany flag Frankfurt
United Kingdom flag London
Netherlands flag Amsterdam
Sweden flag Stockholm
Russia & CIS 0
Asia excl. China 5 Hong Kong flag Hong Kong
Japan flag Tokyo
India flag Bangalore
South Korea flag Seoul
Singapore flag Singapore
China 0
Oceania 1 Australia flag Sydney
Middle-East 0
Africa 0


BelugaCDN offers their CDN services without long term contracts. The cheapest plan is $5/m and gets you 500 GB at $0.01 per GB. At high volume plans the per GB price drops to $0.005. Note: this pricing applies to traffic delivered from their North-America and Europe POPs.
BelugaCDN pricing plans

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term None
Minimum monthly costs $5
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests 5000 requests per GB included. Overages $0.0035 per 10k requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.01 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown


BelugaCDN features include real-time log streaming, instant purging, free SSL/TLS on customer domain, token authentication, transfer speed rate limiting and full dual-stack network (IPv4 + IPv6 everywhere). BelugaCDN is one of few CDNs that completely supports all five SSL extensions: OCSP stapling, HTTP/2, ALPN, dynamic record sizing, perfect forward secrecy. Learn more. BelugaCDN offers a Grafana App for viewing CDN usage metrics.

View the tables below for more insight into the features BelugaCDN supports.
Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially Often instant, sometimes a few minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// Sortof/partially Global Anycasted IP available, but Beluga recommends against it
HTTP/2 Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Compress on the fly
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes
Origin ShieldCDN Guide: Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs Available upon request
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Available upon request
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Honor origin sent headers or configure overrides
Cache control - client caching Yes
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble No
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all and purge using regex
Analytics Yes All metrics are aggregated every 10 seconds, exported in real-time
Log files Extra costs Real-time export to Elastic Search or Redis. FTP.
tooltip 10 million requests/month free, $0.50/million events exported overage
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like No
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate No
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Free (SNI)
tooltip TLS support includes full TLS Dynamic Record Sizing and ECDSA support per Q1 2017
Token authentication Yes
Geo blocking Yes
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No
IP white/blacklisting Yes


Customer support
Documentation Yes Yes, public
Humans Yes Basic support (setup & troubleshooting: M-F, 9AM-5PM EST) is included for all accounts. Platinum (monthly spend more than $500) accounts receive priority. Enterprise customers receive phone support (w/ custom SLA).

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