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BunnyCDN versus SwiftServe

Easily compare BunnyCDN and SwiftServe 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 SwiftServe
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. SwiftServe CDN, operated by Conversant, has a strong POP presence in Asia and especially Indonesia. Their services include web acceleration, file download optimisation, video on demand (VoD) and live streaming. Conversant operates the largest CDN Federation in Asia.

Products

Product BunnyCDN SwiftServe
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Not available/supported Partially
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 Available/supported
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Partially Available/supported
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Not available/supported Not available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Not available/supported Not available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Not available/supported Not available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported Available/supported

Network

Region BunnyCDN SwiftServe
North America 10 2
Latin America 1 0
Europe 11 1
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia, excl China 5 20
China 0 1
Oceania 5 0
Middle-East 1 0
Africa 1 1

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration BunnyCDN SwiftServe
Minimum contract term None 12 months
Minimum monthly costs $10 per year recharge Unknown
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 Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.03 per GB Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.045 per GB Unknown

Features

Web acceleration BunnyCDN SwiftServe
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Available/supported Not available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially 10 seconds Partially 15 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Not available/supported Not available/supported
HTTP/2 Available/supported Not available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported Not available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Compress on the fly. Brotli Resend from origin or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP or HTTPS or Match protocol Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Hostname or IP address. Can configure specific other Host header Partially Can't configure specific other Host header
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs In private beta testing Not available/supported
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 Partially FTP or upload in portal. Storage costs apply
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Honor origin sent headers or configure overrides Available/supported Set override caching rules. Per file type.
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Available/supported
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Not available/supported Not available/supported
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant Available/supported Up to 15 minutes
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge file and purge all Partially Purge file, all and by directory
Analytics Available/supported Partially Updated daily or hourly (premium)
tooltip No metrics per config/zone
Log files Available/supported Accessible via portal and API. Delay is 20-30 seconds. Extra costs Logs are daily
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, logs Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection BunnyCDN SwiftServe
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free. SNI Not available/supported
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Available/supported Free. SNI Extra costs
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI Not available/supported
Token authentication Available/supported 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 Not available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Available/supported

Support

Customer support BunnyCDN SwiftServe
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public Partially Yes, but not 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 All customers get email support. 24/7 phone support is available (costs extra)