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Comparing Content Delivery Networks

📅 Sep 07, 2009
1 minute

Comparison of some popular Content Delivery Networks (CDN) targeting SMB customers.

| Network | Type | Origin | Edges | Storage $/GB/mo. | Delivery $/GB | Support $/mo. | CNAME | |- | Amazon S3 | - | EU | 1 | 0.18 | 0.17 | 400 | no | | Amazon S3 with CloudFront | Edge cache | EU | 14 | 0.18 | 0.17 - 0.221 | 400 | yes | | Amazon S3 | - | US | 1 | 0.15 | 0.17 | 400 | no | | Amazon S3 with CloudFront | Edge cache | US | 14 | 0.15 | 0.17 - 0.221 | 400 | yes | | CacheFly | Edge mirror | US | 14 | 15.00 | 0.49 | 0 | ? | | Rackspace Cloud Files | - | US | 1 | 0.15 | 0.22 | 0 | no | | Rackspace Cloud Files with Limelight | Edge delivery | US | 17 | 0.15 | 0.22 | 0 | no | | SimpleCDN | Edge cache | US/ own | 13 | 0.75 | 0.039 | ? | $5 |

Please note:

  • Prices are based on the lowest usage range or contract, and might be significantly cheaper with higher commitment and/or usage.
  • Prices do not include upload bandwidth/bandwidth to pull from origin server or requests or other fees (where applicable).