Compare Azure CDN product features

Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) includes four products: Azure CDN Standard from Microsoft, Azure CDN Standard from Akamai, Azure CDN Standard from Verizon, and Azure CDN Premium from Verizon. For information about migrating an Azure CDN Standard from Verizon profile to Azure CDN Premium from Verizon, see Migrate an Azure CDN profile from Standard Verizon to Premium Verizon.

The following table compares the features available with each product.

Performance features and optimizations Standard Microsoft Standard Akamai Standard Verizon Premium Verizon
Dynamic site acceleration Offered via Azure Front Door Service
     Dynamic site acceleration - adaptive image compression
     Dynamic site acceleration - object prefetch
General web delivery optimization , Select this optimization type if your average file size is smaller than 10 MB
Video streaming optimization via General Web Delivery via General Web Delivery via General Web Delivery
Large file optimization via General Web Delivery , Select this optimization type if your average file size is larger than 10 MB via General Web Delivery via General Web Delivery
Change optimization type
Origin Port All TCP ports Allowed origin ports All TCP ports All TCP ports
Global server load balancing (GSLB)
Fast purge , Purge all and Wildcard purge are not supported by Azure CDN from Akamai currently
Asset pre-loading
Cache/header settings (using caching rules)
Customizable, rules based content delivery engine (using rules engine)
Cache/header settings (using rules engine)
URL redirect/rewrite (using rules engine)
Mobile device rules (using rules engine)
Query string caching
IPv4/IPv6 dual-stack
HTTP/2 support
Security Standard Microsoft Standard Akamai Standard Verizon Premium Verizon
HTTPS support with CDN endpoint
Custom domain HTTPS , Requires direct CNAME to enable
Custom domain name support
Geo-filtering
Token authentication
DDOS protection
Bring your own certificate
Analytics and reporting Standard Microsoft Standard Akamai Standard Verizon Premium Verizon
Azure diagnostic logs
Core reports from Verizon
Custom reports from Verizon
Advanced HTTP reports
Real-time stats
Edge node performance
Real-time alerts
Ease of use Standard Microsoft Standard Akamai Standard Verizon Premium Verizon
Easy integration with Azure services, such as Storage, Web Apps, and Media Services
Management via REST API, .NET, Node.js, or PowerShell
Compression MIME types Default only Configurable Configurable Configurable
Compression encodings gzip, brotli gzip gzip, deflate, bzip2, brotili gzip, deflate, bzip2, brotili