CDN Latency Compared

I compared some puplar commercial CDN’s global latency by using just-ping.

The raw test result you can downloaded from here.

Result Summary:

.

Network

Average

Median

.

Akamai

9.67

2.9

.

Aol CDN

9.22

4

.

Panthercdn

62.36

12.7

.

LimeLight

58.04

13.2

.

Mosso Cloud Files

56.81

13.5

.

Amazon Cloudfront

62.82

18.6

.

Google Homepage

53.53

23.15

.

Cachefly

54.57

28.2

.

Google Ajax Library

54.96

28.5

.

Homemade CDN

76.31

29

.

Yahoo Homepage

82.77

38.4

.

Google App Engine

76.03

42.8

.

US East

130.11

96.9

.

SimpleCDN

142.84

100.8

.

US West

156.32

165.4

Chart:

CDN Latency Comparison

Notes:

  1. Akamai
  2. Aol CDN is served by Akamai
  3. Panther Express
  4. Limelight Networks
  5. Mosso is served by Limelight
  6. Amazon CloudFront Images on this page are served by CloudFront
  7. Google
  8. CacheFly
  9. Google AJAX Libraries
  10. This page is served by my own homemade CDN, you can test speed here
  11. Yahoo
  12. Google App Engine
  13. Single location ip in New Jersey USA listed here for comparison purpose
  14. SimpleCDN
  15. Single location ip in California USA listed here for comparison purpose

Disclamer: I am not affiliated to any company mentioned above. Nor do I endorse the accuracy of these results.