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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 = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Sortof/partially
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Sortof/partially
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Yes Managed DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Web Application Firewall
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes DDoS Mitigation
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Sortof/partially Coming soon
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Yes 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 POPs Locations
North America 14 United States flag Ashburn - Atlanta - Chicago - Denver - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - Phoenix - San Francisco - San Jose - Seattle - Sterling
Canada flag Toronto
Latin America 2 Brazil flag Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo
Europe 8 Belgium flag Brussels
Netherlands flag Amsterdam
Germany flag Frankfurt
France flag Paris
United Kingdom flag London
Italy flag Milan
Poland flag Warsaw
Sweden flag Stockholm
Russia & CIS 0
Asia excl. China 5 Hong Kong flag Hong Kong
Japan flag Tokyo
South Korea flag Seoul
Philippines flag Manila
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 ranging from $10/m to $2000/m and all plans have free SSL, WAF and DDoS protection. 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 $10
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.03 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.03 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.03 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 = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes Instant!
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com No
HTTP/2 Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes
Origin ShieldCDN Guide: Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Yes
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Full and granular control with EdgeRules
Cache control - client caching Yes Full and granular control with EdgeRules
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant!
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all
Analytics Yes Real-time!
Log files Yes Only for larger volume plans
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Free. SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Free. SNI
Token authentication Yes
Geo blocking Yes
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Yes
IP white/blacklisting Yes

Support

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

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

Learn more about StackPath

StackPath claims 'more than 30,000 customers already use StackPath technology, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to early stage startups'. StackPath is headquartered in Dallas, with offices in Los Angeles, Orlando, Seattle, Tel Aviv, and Belgrade.

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