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Launched in 2002, CacheFly developed the world's first TCP-anycast based content delivery network. CacheFly has a focus on optimizing the CDN for throughput and has steadily built out the network to now have 50+ POPs on 6 continents. CacheFly provides a 100% uptime SLA and takes pride in acting as 'consultants to our customers'.
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CacheFly has a wide range of content delivery and security solutions. Deliver cacheable and dynamic content, podcasts, large software downloads and video (live and on-demand).

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

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Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ...
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB)
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB)
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Ultra Low Latency Video Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video VoD
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Smart Image Optimization
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain
WAFWeb Application Firewall
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this.
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Fully custom solution
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Custom solutions available for edge scripting
Origin StorageReduce load on origin. Faster cache miss responses. Storage Optimization System


CacheFly has 50+ POPs on 6 continents including in Johannesburg, Dubai, Seoul and São Paulo. The China POPs are available for custom, private CDN implementations.
CacheFly network map
CacheFly China acceleration

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Region POP Locations Cities
North America 17 United States flag Atlanta - Boston - Chicago - Dallas - Davenport - Denver - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - Phoenix - San Jose - San Juan - Seattle - Washington D.C.
Canada flag Calgary - Toronto - Montreal
Latin America 11 Argentina flag Buenos Aires
Brazil flag Fortaleza - Porto Alegre - Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo
Bolivia flag La Paz
Colombia flag Bogotá
Chile flag Santiago
Ecuador flag Quito
Mexico flag Querétaro
Peru flag Lima
Europe 14 Austria flag Vienna
Switzerland flag Zurich
Czech Republic flag Prague
Germany flag Frankfurt
Spain flag Madrid
Finland flag Helsinki
France flag Paris
United Kingdom flag London
Italy flag Milan
Netherlands flag Amsterdam
Poland flag Warsaw
Portugal flag Lisbon
Romania flag Bucharest
Sweden flag Stockholm
Russia & CIS 2 Russia flag Moscow - St. Petersburg
Asia excl. China 7 Hong Kong flag Hong Kong
Japan flag Tokyo
Indonesia flag Jakarta
India flag Mumbai
South Korea flag Seoul
Thailand flag Bangkok
Singapore flag Singapore
China 2 China flag Beijing - Shanghai
Oceania 3 Australia flag Melbourne - Perth - Sydney
Middle-East 5 United Arab Emirates flag Dubai
Israel flag Tel Aviv
Qatar flag Doha
Saudi Arabia flag Riyadh
Turkey flag Istanbul
Africa 1 South Africa flag Johannesburg


CacheFly offers its services month-to-month with a discount for 12+ month commit. Free 14 day trial. Pricing is custom built to meet customer requirements for anything over 100 TB/m. Products/add-ons like Image Optimization and Security are priced separately.
CacheFly pricing

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term 1 month
Minimum monthly costs $595 (35 TB/m)
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests No
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Yes
NA/EU traffic (low volume) n/a
APAC traffic (low volume) n/a
LATAM traffic (low volume) n/a


View the tables below for more insight into the features CacheFly supports.
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Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing.
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? 5 - 180s depending on the change
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// Must purchase dedicated IP
tooltip Or use DNS provider that can do CNAME flattening
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6?
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? HTTP and HTTPS
tooltip Match client to edge request protocol is possible
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Set specific Host header value or forward value from client to edge request
Origin ShieldCDN Guide: Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin FTP. Some storage free, more storage available at additional costs
Cache control - CDN caching Origin headers are honored. Can config overrides
Cache control - client caching Origin headers are forwarded to client. Can config overrides
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble CacheFly support team can activate this edge behaviour
Purge CDN Guide: Purge Invalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Purge Speed
Purge - capabilities Purge all and by directory, not by tag or header
Analytics Near real-time, lots of metrics
Log files Pull via FTP or have pushed to customer endpoint
tooltip Logs are 5 minutes delayed
API Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like Free
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Custom pricing
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN EV cert and/or Non-SNI possible
Token authentication Self-service activation/configuration
Geo blocking Self-service activation/configuration. Predefined and custom rules
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Available in a Custom/Private CDN scenario
IP white/blacklisting Custom rules can be scripted (by support team at no extra charge)


CacheFly provides support via email and phone to all customers, 24/7. Extra support services are available at an additional cost.Learn more about CacheFly support.

Documentation Yes, public
Human support All customers get 24/7 email and phone support and a dedicated implementation/solutions engineer. Extra support ('Elite managed') available at a fee with SLA for support response time

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