Fastly Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Deliver fast, personalized experiences globally

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Fastly is an extension of your infrastructure - we take care of everything you need to speed up and optimize the delivery of your web and mobile traffic, allowing you to scale globally, improve performance, and save on costs.

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Fastly delivers more than just a CDN. Our modern architecture and infrastructure will improve the performance of your site, scale the impact of your DevOps and SecOps teams, and save you money all at the same time. Fastly gives you the control to serve more dynamic, personalized content and to accelerate your content delivery. Deliver your website, apps, video, downloads and more from a single, secure, high performing, global network and meet the demands of today’s users in an efficient and cost effective way. 


faster time to first byte (TTFB) than other CDNs*

Real data. Real users. See how we got these numbers and why it’s meaningful.

Grow revenue and scale

With Fastly you can cache more, even dynamic and event-driven content like API responses, to provide faster, more personalized experiences. A modern network architecture with hyper-connected, extremely high capacity POPs with huge storage capacity and the ability to invalidate and purge in milliseconds keeps more content in cache, improving performance and customer satisfaction. 

Reduce costs

Serving more content from cache and higher a cache hit ratio (CHR) means less trips to the origin and reduced egress costs. Take it a step further and use Fastly as an Origin Shield, serving even more content from cache and collapsing requests to the origin, further reducing origin requests. With Fastly’s network, ensure availability and uptime with protection from traffic spikes and attacks. 

Improve developer productivity

Unlike black box CDNs, Fastly enables developers to make real-time configuration changes, including roll backs, without the need of professional services or getting stuck in release queues. Support for CI/CD development cycles and integrations with devops tooling creates efficiency in workflows and more satisfied developers. Our network is designed for maximum configurability with full-featured APIs and real-time logs delivered from the edge, so you can find and fix issues faster.


“The time to load the Checkout form on Stripe dropped 80% by rolling out Fastly. For someone on a slow mobile connection, that’s the difference between an abysmal experience and a good one.”

Marc Hedlund

Former VP of Engineering

Key benefits


Fast is in our name and we care deeply about performance and speed. Our platform enhances web and app performance by accelerating dynamic assets and caching unpredictably changing content for faster page loads, downloads, video and audio streams and personalization.


Fastly gives customers fine-grained control over how their content is cached. Create custom caching rules, upload them to our POPs and activate and deactivate them on the fly all without having to engage with Professional Services.  


Fastly’s fully configurable CDN enables you to change content quickly, even event-driven content. Easily adjust your configuration settings via an API and roll back changes as needed without having to reach out to Professional Services.

Key Features


Full control of HTTP headers

Dynamic ad insertion preparation

API configurability and Fastly web interface with usage graphs/maps

Static, dynamic and video content delivery

Edge logic and advanced content delivery control

Time to Live (TTL) controls

Dynamic site acceleration

Dedicated IPs

Supplier Provided Prefix (BYOIP)


Real-time control

Instant purge

Surrogate key purging

Soft purge

Real-time log streaming


Grace mode

Origin health checks

Transport Layer Security (TLS)

Content protection


Always-on DDoS mitigation



Content compression

Origin shielding

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Fastly Content Delivery Network
Your guide to the modern CDN
Case Study
See how Stripe uses Fastly
Analyst Report
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Commercial Content Delivery 2022

Meet a more powerful global network.

Our network is all about greater efficiency. With our strategically placed points of presence (POPs), you can scale on-demand and deliver seamlessly during major events and traffic spikes. Get the peace of mind that comes with truly reliable performance — wherever users may be browsing, watching, shopping, or doing business.

336 Tbps

Edge network capacity1

150 ms

Mean purge time2

>1.8 trillion

Daily requests served4

~90% of customers

Run Next-Gen WAF in blocking mode3

As of March 31, 2024

As of December 31, 2019

As of March 31, 2021

As of July 31, 2023

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