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Company

StackPath launched in 2016 and promises global, high performance content delivery + top notch security (integrated web application firewall and DDoS mitigation) while keeping things simple, transparent and affordable. StackPath is developer-friendly with 24/7/365 support and a fully-documented API.
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Products

StackPath targets publishers, game developers, ad networks, software distributors and other companies that require solid security and a global network for delivering small and large files.

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

Yes
Sort of/partially
No
Extra costs
Unknown
Product
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?
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Image Optimization
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain
WAFWeb Application Firewall Web Application Firewall
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. DDoS Mitigation
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Edge Compute

Network

StackPath has a focus on North America and Europe and a high POP density there. Their global network also has POPs in Brazil, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia.
StackPath network map

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Locations marked with * are not active yet but on the CDN's roadmap.

Region POP Locations Cities
North America 11 United States flag Ashburn - Atlanta - Chicago - Denver - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - San Jose - Seattle
Canada flag Toronto
Latin America 6 Argentina flag Buenos Aires
Brazil flag Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo
Chile flag Santiago
Colombia flag Bogotá
Peru flag Lima
Europe 10 Netherlands flag Amsterdam
Germany flag Frankfurt
Spain flag Madrid
France flag Paris
United Kingdom flag London - Manchester
Ireland flag Dublin
Italy flag Milan
Poland flag Warsaw
Sweden flag Stockholm
Russia & CIS 0
Asia excl. China 5 Hong Kong flag Hong Kong
Japan flag Osaka - Tokyo
South Korea flag Seoul
Singapore flag Singapore
China 0
Oceania 2 Australia flag Melbourne - Sydney
Middle-East 0
Africa 0

Pricing

StackPath keeps pricing simple with a single rate for all global regions. No long-term contracts, no hidden costs. StackPath offers plans starting at $25/m and all plans include free SSL and EdgeRules. Signup is completely self-service and there is no need to talk to a sales representative. You can get discounted rates based on a commit in an annual contract.
StackPath pricing

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term One month
Minimum monthly costs $25
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.04 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.04 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.04 per GB

Features

StackPath has a good feature set, including instant configuration updates, instant purging, real-time analytics and origin shield.

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

Yes
Sort of/partially
No
Extra costs
Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing.
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com
HTTP/2
WebSockets WebSockets docs
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
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value?
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
Cache control - CDN caching Full and granular control with EdgeRules
Cache control - client caching Full and granular control with EdgeRules
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble
Purge CDN Guide: Purge Invalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Instant!
Purge - capabilities Purge all, purge by directory/header,
Analytics Real-time!
Log files Only for larger volume plans
API Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Free. SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Free. SNI
Token authentication
Geo blocking
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content
IP white/blacklisting

Support

StackPath is proud of the support they provide their customers. Phone, chat and email is available to all customers at no extra charge.

Documentation Yes, public
Human support 24/7 phone and email support included in all plans. Higher volume plans get a dedicated technical account manager

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