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Fastly vs Limelight CDN: What are the differences?

What is Fastly? 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.

What is Limelight CDN? Fast, available and secure delivery of digital content to any device, anywhere. Whether it’s your website, mobile applications, videos, music, software, games, or APIs, your content needs to reach customers quickly, reliably, and securely. It provides the capacity, coverage, and performance to cost-effectively deliver a better experience for you and your customers.

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

Some of the features offered by Fastly are:

  • static content delivery
  • event-driven content delivery
  • Dynamic Site Acceleration (DSA)

On the other hand, Limelight CDN provides the following key features:

  • Management & Reporting
  • Intelligent High-Speed Purging
  • Web Acceleration
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Pros of Fastly
Pros of Limelight CDN
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    Real-time updates
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    Fastest CDN
  • 20
    Powerful API
  • 19
    Great support
  • 13
    Great customer support
  • 6
    Custom VCL
  • 6
    Instant Purging
  • 5
    Tag-based Purging
  • 5
    Good pricing
  • 4
    HTTP/2 Support
  • 3
    Best CDN
  • 3
    Image processing on demande (Fastly IO)
  • 3
    Speed & functionality
  • 2
    Live Video
  • 1
    Irtual Machine (VM) as a Service
  • 1
    WORKFLOW CONSULTING
  • 1
    LIVE EVENT SUPPORT
  • 1
    24/7/365 LIVE SUPPORT
  • 1
    Origin Storage
  • 1
    Fastest Online Video Platform
  • 1
    Video Storage
  • 1
    Cloud Security
  • 1
    Custom Tailored Support and Tools
  • 1
    Edge Computing
  • 1
    98% cache hit ratio
  • 1
    Global Network
  • 1
    Instant Purging
  • 1
    Free Trial of Services
  • 1
    Sub second latency streaming
  • 1
    Great support

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Cons of Fastly
Cons of Limelight CDN
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    Minimum $50/mo spend
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    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.

    What is Limelight CDN?

    Whether it’s your website, mobile applications, videos, music, software, games, or APIs, your content needs to reach customers quickly, reliably, and securely. It provides the capacity, coverage, and performance to cost-effectively deliver a better experience for you and your customers.

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