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StackPath launched in 2016 and is built on top of the Highwinds and MaxCDN platforms. StackPath 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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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.

  • 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 ... Partially
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Partially
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Not available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Available/supported Managed DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall Available/supported Web Application Firewall
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Available/supported DDoS Mitigation
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported


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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Region POPs Locations
North America 14 United States Ashburn - Atlanta - Chicago - Denver - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - Phoenix - San Francisco - San Jose - Seattle - Sterling
Canada Toronto
Latin America 2 Brazil Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo
Europe 7 Netherlands Amsterdam
Germany Frankfurt
United Kingdom London
Italy Milan
France Paris
Poland Warsaw
Sweden Stockholm
Russia & CIS 0
Asia, excl China 5 Hong Kong Hong Kong
Japan Tokyo
South Korea Seoul
Philippines Manila
Singapore Singapore
China 0
Oceania 2 Australia Melbourne - Sydney
Middle-East 0
Africa 0


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


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.

  • 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):// Not available/supported
HTTP/2 Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend from origin or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported
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 Available/supported
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Full and granular control with EdgeRules
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Full and granular control with EdgeRules
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Available/supported
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant!
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge all
Analytics Available/supported Real-time!
Log files Available/supported Only for larger volume plans
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like Available/supported Free. SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Available/supported
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI
Token authentication 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
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported


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

Learn more about StackPath

StackPath acquired Highwinds in Q1 2017. 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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