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Incapsula launched in 2009 and is a security-first CDN, with DDoS mitigation and Web Application Firewall services, as well as CDN-acceleration features like dynamic content caching & smart content optimization. Incapsula comes integrated with load balancing and failover solutions.
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View the table below for more insight into Incapsula products.
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  • 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 ... Available/supported Content Delivery Network
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported Content Caching
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Not available/supported
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Not available/supported
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Available/supported Image Compression
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Partially Name Server (NS) Protection
WAFWeb Application Firewall Available/supported Web Application Firewall
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Available/supported DDoS Protection
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Unknown


Incapsula has a good number of POPs in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, but also in Moscow, São Paulo and Tel-Aviv.
Incapsula network map

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Region POPs Locations
North America 10 United States Ashburn - Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - San Jose - Seattle
Canada Toronto
Latin America 1 Brazil São Paulo
Europe 9 Switzerland Zurich
Italy Milan
Germany Frankfurt
Spain Madrid
France Paris
United Kingdom London
Netherlands Amsterdam
Poland Warsaw
Sweden Stockholm
Russia & CIS 1 Russia Moscow
Asia, excl China 4 Hong Kong Hong Kong
Japan Osaka - Tokyo
Singapore Singapore
China 0
Oceania 3 Australia Melbourne - Sydney
New Zealand Auckland
Middle-East 1 Israel Tel Aviv
Africa 0


Incapsula has a Free, Pro ($59/m), Business ($299/m) and Enterprise plan. The Free gets you non-HTTPS content delivery on the global CDN, without WAF and other security and performance features. All plans start with a free trial.
Incapsula pricing

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term 1 month
Minimum monthly costs $0
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) No volume charge
APAC traffic (low volume) No volume charge
LATAM traffic (low volume) No volume charge


View the tables below for more insight into the features Incapsula 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. Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Available/supported Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// Available/supported Anycasted network (regional)
HTTP/2 Available/supported FAQ
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Compress on the edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip Can be IP address
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Can configure specific other Host header.
tooltip Forward client request Host header is possible
Origin shieldCDN Guide: Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Not available/supported
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Granular control/override rules possible
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Granular control/override rules possible
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Partially
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant
Purge - capabilities Available/supported Purge all, by directory, by file extension
Analytics Available/supported Real time perf and security events dashboard
Log files Available/supported Available via UI, API, or full SIEM integration
tooltip Logs are not delayed
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like Available/supported
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Available/supported Not in Free plan. Included in all other plans
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Included in Business and Enterprise plans
Token authentication Not available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Available/supported Two Factor Authentication
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported IP address/ranges/subnets, self-service in UI


Customer support
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported Free plan has community support, all paid plans offer email support, Enterprise gets 24/7 phone support

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