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BunnyCDN versus Incapsula

Easily compare BunnyCDN and Incapsula for POP locations, products, pricing, features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these content delivery networks.

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Company

Company BunnyCDN Incapsula
Short profile BunnyCDN is CDN with POPs on 6 continents, all the modern content delivery features and prices that are low compared to other CDNs. 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.

Products

Product BunnyCDN Incapsula
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Not available/supported Available/supported
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported Available/supported
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported Available/supported
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Not available/supported Not available/supported
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Partially Not available/supported
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Not available/supported Available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported Partially
WAFWeb Application Firewall Not available/supported Available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Not available/supported Available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported Unknown

Network

Region BunnyCDN Incapsula
North America 10 10
Latin America 1 1
Europe 11 9
Russia & CIS 1 1
Asia, excl China 5 4
China 0 0
Oceania 5 3
Middle-East 1 1
Africa 1 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration BunnyCDN Incapsula
Minimum contract term None 1 month
Minimum monthly costs $10 per year recharge $0
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.01 per GB No volume charge
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.03 per GB No volume charge
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.045 per GB No volume charge

Features

Web acceleration BunnyCDN Incapsula
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Available/supported Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially 10 seconds Available/supported Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Not available/supported Available/supported Anycasted network (regional)
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported FAQ
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported Available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Compress on the fly. Brotli Compress on the edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP or HTTPS or Match protocol Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip Can be IP address
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Hostname or IP address. Can configure specific other Host header Available/supported Can configure specific other Host header.
tooltip Forward client request Host header is possible
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs In private beta testing Extra costs
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Upload to central storage in Germany (CDN pulls from this). $0.01/GB Not available/supported
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Honor origin sent headers or configure overrides Available/supported Granular control/override rules possible
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Available/supported Granular control/override rules possible
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Not available/supported Partially
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant Available/supported Instant
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge file and purge all Available/supported Purge all, by directory, by file extension
Analytics Available/supported Available/supported Real time perf and security events dashboard
Log files Available/supported Accessible via portal and API. Delay is 20-30 seconds. Available/supported Available via UI, API, or full SIEM integration
tooltip Logs are not delayed
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, logs Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection BunnyCDN Incapsula
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported Not in Free plan. Included in all other plans
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported Included in Business and Enterprise plans
Token authentication Available/supported Not available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Country level blocking (at the DNS level) Available/supported
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported blocking specific referrers, block requests without referrer, whitelist allowed referrers Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Available/supported Two Factor Authentication
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Available/supported IP address/ranges/subnets, self-service in UI

Support

Customer support BunnyCDN Incapsula
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported All customers get email support with a 24 hour reply SLA (<4 hour plan to be introduced later in 2019). No phone support. Large customers get access to their Slack channel. Available/supported Free plan has community support, all paid plans offer email support, Enterprise gets 24/7 phone support