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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 ~40 POPs on 6 continents.
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CacheFly delivers cacheable content only and this includes small website/app files, large software downloads and video files (incl. HLS).

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

  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Not available/supported
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported Web and Mobile App Delivery
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported Software Distribution
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Available/supported Video & IPTV Delivery (no RTMP)
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Not available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Not available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported


CacheFly has ~40 POPs on 6 continents including in Johannesburg, Dubai, Seoul and São Paulo.
CacheFly network map

Click the country flag icon to navigate to a page showing all CDNs with 1+ POP in that country.

Region POPs Locations
North America 11 Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - San Jose - Seattle - Washington D.C.
Toronto - Montreal
Latin America 2 São Paulo
La Paz
Europe 14 Vienna
Russia & CIS 1 Moscow
Asia, excl China 7 Hong Kong
China 0
Oceania 3 Melbourne - Perth - Sydney
Middle-East 4 Dubai
Tel Aviv
Africa 1 Johannesburg


CacheFly works with each customer individually to provide an optimal package of services and pricing. You can work with CacheFly in a monthly, 1-year or 2-year contract.

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term 1 month
Minimum monthly costs $500
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown


CacheFly has all the basics for static object delivery, and a few extras like Origin shield and near real-time analytics

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

  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Unknown
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// Available/supported Global Anycast
HTTP/2 Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend from origin
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
tooltip Match client to edge request protocol is possible. Can't use an IP address.
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Set specific Host header value or forward value from client to edge request
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Available/supported
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs FTP, SFTP, SCP, rsync. Storage costs apply
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Origin headers are honored. Can config overrides
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Origin headers are forwarded to client
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Not available/supported
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge all but not purge by directory or tag or header
Analytics Available/supported Near real-time, lots of metrics
Log files Available/supported FTP, SCP, rsync
tooltip Logs are 24h delayed
API Partially Purge and analytics, not for configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like Available/supported Free
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs Custom pricing for each customer
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Not available/supported
Token authentication Available/supported
Geo blocking Not available/supported
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Not available/supported


CacheFly provides support via email and phone to all customers the same, 24/7. Learn more about CacheFly support.

Customer support
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported All customers get 24/7 email and phone support