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CacheFly vs Fastly: What are the differences?

Developers describe CacheFly as "A leading content delivery network provider based in Chicago, IL". CacheFly is the world’s fastest Content Delivery Network (CDN), delivering rich-media content up to 10x faster than traditional delivery methods. Launched in 2002 as the first TCP anycast-based CDN, CacheFly pioneered the ability to deliver rich-media content faster and more reliably than traditional delivery methods. On the other hand, Fastly is detailed as "We're redefining content delivery". Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.

CacheFly and Fastly belong to "Content Delivery Network" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by CacheFly are:

  • Up to 10x faster performance
  • Lower bandwidth costs
  • Scalable, on-demand capacity

On the other hand, Fastly provides the following key features:

  • static content delivery
  • event-driven content delivery
  • Dynamic Site Acceleration (DSA)
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      Real-time updates
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      Fastest CDN
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      Powerful API
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      Great support
    • 13
      Great customer support
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      Instant Purging
    • 6
      Custom VCL
    • 5
      Good pricing
    • 5
      Tag-based Purging
    • 4
      HTTP/2 Support
    • 3
      Speed & functionality
    • 3
      Image processing on demande (Fastly IO)
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      Best CDN

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        Minimum $50/mo spend

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      What is CacheFly?

      CacheFly is the world’s fastest Content Delivery Network (CDN), delivering rich-media content up to 10x faster than traditional delivery methods. Launched in 2002 as the first TCP anycast-based CDN, CacheFly pioneered the ability to deliver rich-media content faster and more reliably than traditional delivery methods.

      What is Fastly?

      Fastly's real-time content delivery network gives you total control over your content, unprecedented access to performance analytics, and the ability to instantly update content in 150 milliseconds.

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