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Imperva versus CDN77

Easily compare Imperva 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 Imperva CDN77
Short profile Imperva's CDN (formerly Incapsula) makes your websites and applications faster, more reliable and safer. A global network of servers provides content caching, load balancing and failover, while an enterprise-grade cloud web application firewall and DDoS protection safeguard your site from the latest threats. CDN77 provides a solid set of content delivery products and solutions all over the world, with 33 PoPs on 5 continents. CDN77 is an innovation frontrunner known to be among the first providers to offer features such as TLS 1.3, Brotli or HTTP/2. They also offer real-time support provided by in-house engineers 24/7

Products

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Product Imperva CDN77
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Content Delivery Network No
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Content Caching Yes
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? No Yes Live streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video No Yes Video delivery
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Yes Image Compression Yes
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Sortof/partially Name Server (NS) Protection
tooltip Name Server (NS) Protection is a secure proxy in front of your authoritative DNS
No
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Web Application Firewall Yes
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes DDoS Protection Yes DDOS Mitigation
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No Extra costs Private CDN
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown Unknown

Network

Region Imperva CDN77
North America 11 9
Latin America 3 1
Europe 11 13
Russia & CIS 1 2
Asia excl. China 11 6
China 0 0
Oceania 3 1
Middle-East 3 1
Africa 1 1

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Imperva CDN77
Minimum contract term Unknown None
Minimum monthly costs Unknown No, but minimum is $149/yr
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.049 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.125 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.185 per GB

Features

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Web acceleration Imperva CDN77
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes Instant Yes 3 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Yes Anycasted network (regional) No Non-Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Yes FAQ Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes IPv6 support Sortof/partially Edge server accepts IPv6 requests but replies via IPv4.
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Compress on the edge Yes Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
tooltip Origin don't need to support Brotli
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip Can be IP address
Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip Custom port number can be configured
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Can configure specific other Host header.
tooltip Forward client request Host header is possible
Yes Possible to set a specific Host header for communications with origin
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs Yes Free. Must be enabled/configured via support
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin No Extra costs FTP, SFTP, rsync. Storage costs apply
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Granular control/override rules possible Yes Origin sent headers override CDN config rules
Cache control - client caching Yes Granular control/override rules possible Yes Their support team is needed
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes Yes Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant Yes Instant. Purge all may take up to 3 mins.
Purge - capabilities Yes Purge all, by directory, by file extension, by tag(s) Sortof/partially Purge all but not purge by directory or tag or header
Analytics Yes Real time perf and security events dashboard Yes 5 to 10 minutes delayed.
Log files Yes Available via UI, API, or full SIEM integration
tooltip Logs are not delayed
Extra costs $49/month/CDN Resource. FTP, SFTP, rsync.
tooltip Logs are only 5 minutes delayed
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration Yes Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Imperva CDN77
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes CDN and SSL/TLS Yes Free (not SNI)
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes 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 Yes Yes Free (SNI)
Token authentication Yes Via authentication header Yes
Geo blocking Yes Yes Their support team is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Yes
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Yes Two Factor Authentication Yes Their support team is needed
IP white/blacklisting Yes IP address/ranges/subnets, self-service in UI Yes Their support team is needed

Support

Customer support Imperva CDN77
Documentation Yes Yes, public Yes Yes, public. API docs
Humans Yes Imperva’s team of support engineers deliver technical assistance 24x7x365 via phone, email, or online via the self service portal Yes All customers get real-time 24/7 support via email, phone, chat and Skype.