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Fastly versus CDN77

Easily compare Fastly and CDN77 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 Fastly CDN77
Short profile Founded in 2011, Fastly has grown into a mature CDN provider. Fastly offers a range of services including streaming media delivery and private CDN but Fastly is best known for being a 'real-time CDN', meaning changes happen instantly and the platform can deliver 'uncacheable' content well. CDN77.com provides a solid set of content delivery products and features. With 30+ POPs on 5 continents, CDN77 offers global coverage. CDN77 likes to be a frontrunner with the latest technologies and as such they offer HTTP/2, free instant SSL and Brotli compression.

Products

Product Fastly CDN77
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Available/supported Not 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? Available/supported Available/supported
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported Available/supported
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Available/supported Not available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Available/supported Not available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Available/supported Available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Available/supported Available/supported

Network

Region Fastly CDN77
North America 16 7
Latin America 3 3
Europe 6 11
Russia & CIS 0 2
Asia, excl China 6 9
China 0 0
Oceania 6 1
Middle-East 1 2
Africa 2 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Fastly CDN77
Minimum contract term None None
Minimum monthly costs $50 No, but minimum is $149/yr
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests $0.0075 - $0.016 per 10k requests None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Same rates as CDN-to-client traffic None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.12 per GB $0.049 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.19 per GB $0.125 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.28 per GB $0.185 per GB

Features

Web acceleration Fastly CDN77
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Available/supported Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Available/supported Instant! Available/supported 3 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Available/supported Global anycast IPs are available Not available/supported Non-Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported IPv6 at Fastly Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend from origin or compress on edge. Brotli!
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Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
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Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS.
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Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Can be different from origin host Partially Can't configure specific other Host header.
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Available/supported Available/supported Free. Must be enabled/configured via support
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Not available/supported Extra costs FTP, SFTP, rsync. Storage costs apply
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Full and granular control Available/supported Origin sent headers override CDN config rules
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Full and granular control Available/supported Their support team is needed
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant! Available/supported Instant. Purge all may take up to 3 mins.
Purge - capabilities Available/supported Purge all and by key Partially Purge all but not purge by directory or tag or header
Analytics Available/supported Real-time! Available/supported 5 to 10 minutes delayed.
Log files Available/supported Real-time streaming of logs to your server Extra costs $49/month/CDN Resource. FTP, SFTP, rsync.
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API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Fastly CDN77
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free Available/supported Free (not SNI)
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs $100/m per FQDN, $275/m for wildcard domain Extra costs Let's Encrypt is free (SNI), or $99/year for SAN in their cert (no SNI)
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs EV cert possible. Available/supported Free (SNI)
Token authentication Available/supported Enabling URL token validation Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Available/supported Their support team is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Creating and using Edge Dictionaries Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Available/supported Authenticating before returning a request Available/supported Their support team is needed
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported About Edge ACLs Available/supported Their support team is needed

Support

Customer support Fastly CDN77
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public Available/supported Yes, public. API docs
Humans Available/supported Email support during business hours is free. Pay extra if you need more/better. Two paid plans available Available/supported All customers get 24/7 email and phone support.