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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 CacheFly products.
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
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Not 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

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Region POPs Locations
North America 11 United States Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - San Jose - Seattle - Washington D.C.
Canada Toronto - Montreal
Latin America 2 Brazil São Paulo
Bolivia La Paz
Europe 14 Austria Vienna
Switzerland Zurich
Czech Republic Prague
Germany Frankfurt
Spain Madrid
Finland Helsinki
France Paris
United Kingdom London
Italy Milan
Netherlands Amsterdam
Poland Warsaw
Portugal Lisbon
Romania Bucharest
Sweden Stockholm
Russia & CIS 1 Russia Moscow
Asia, excl China 7 Hong Kong Hong Kong
Japan Tokyo
Indonesia Jakarta
India Mumbai
South Korea Seoul
Thailand Bangkok
Singapore Singapore
China 0
Oceania 3 Australia Melbourne - Perth - Sydney
Middle-East 4 United Arab Emirates Dubai
Israel Tel Aviv
Qatar Doha
Turkey Istanbul
Africa 1 South Africa 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 shieldCDN Guide: 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

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