BelugaCDN launched their services in 2015 and is a pay-as-you-go, low-cost CDN provider. They have a full-featured IPv4+IPv6 network and POPs on 5 continents.
BelugaCDN is about straightforward caching and content delivery. Small file, large file, downloads and video.
View the table below for more insight into BelugaCDN products.
Hover over/touch the product to view a short description.
|Dynamic content delivery|
|Small file delivery|
|Large file delivery|
|Live video||Only delivery of the HTTP video streams, no transcoding or transmuxing|
|Video on demand||Pseudo-streaming (progressive streaming), byte range requests support|
|Private CDN||Available upon request. Extra costs apply|
BelugaCDN has a focus on North America and Europe. The other POPs are small capacity and turned on for specific customers only. BelugaCDN plans to upgrade the Bangalore and Singapore POPs to become high-capacity 'SuperPOPs' in 2017.
BelugaCDN network map
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Locations marked with * are not active yet but on the CDN's roadmap.
|North America||13|| Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Miami - Newark - New York - Palo Alto - San Jose - Seattle - Washington DC - Weehawken
Quebec City - Toronto
|Latin America||1||São Paulo|
|Russia & CIS||0|
|Asia excl. China||5|| Hong Kong
BelugaCDN offers their CDN services without long term contracts. The cheapest plan is $5/m and gets you 500 GB at $0.01 per GB. At high volume plans the per GB price drops to $0.005. Note: this pricing applies to traffic delivered from their North-America and Europe POPs.
BelugaCDN pricing plans
|Pricing & contract duration|
|Minimum contract term||None|
|Minimum monthly costs||$5|
|Requests costs||5000 requests per GB included. Overages $0.0035 per 10k requests|
|NA/EU traffic (low volume)||$0.01 per GB|
|APAC traffic (low volume)||Unknown|
|LATAM traffic (low volume)||Unknown|
BelugaCDN features include real-time log streaming, instant purging, free SSL/TLS on customer domain, token authentication, transfer speed rate limiting and full dual-stack network (IPv4 + IPv6 everywhere). BelugaCDN is one of few CDNs that completely supports all five SSL extensions: OCSP stapling, HTTP/2, ALPN, dynamic record sizing, perfect forward secrecy. Learn more. BelugaCDN offers a Grafana App for viewing CDN usage metrics.
View the tables below for more insight into the features BelugaCDN supports.
Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.
|Change propagation delay||Often instant, sometimes a few minutes|
|Apex/root domain OK||Global Anycasted IP available, but Beluga recommends against it|
|Compression||Compress on the fly|
|Origin pull - protocol||HTTP and HTTPS.|
|Origin pull - Host header|
|Origin Shield||Available upon request|
|Push / upload||Available upon request|
|Cache control - CDN caching||Honor origin sent headers or configure overrides|
|Cache control - client caching|
|Purge - capabilities||Purge all and purge using regex|
|Analytics||All metrics are aggregated every 10 seconds, exported in real-time|
|Log files||Real-time export to Elastic Search or Redis. FTP.
|API||Purge, analytics, configuration|
|HTTPS & Content Protection|
|CDN domain HTTPS|
|Customer domain HTTPS|
|Customer cert HTTPS||Free (SNI)
|Humans||Basic support (setup & troubleshooting: M-F, 9AM-5PM EST) is included for all accounts. Platinum (monthly spend more than $500) accounts receive priority. Enterprise customers receive phone support (w/ custom SLA).|