PubNub is a secure global Data Stream Network (DSN) and API that enables businesses to connect, scale, and manage real-time applications and IoT devices. It supports over 70 SDKs for every platform and delivers 250ms worldwide data transfer times, with scalability that can serve hundreds of millions of devices. The company was founded in San Francisco in 2010 and has raised over $35 million in funding since then.
PubNub powers thousands of applications and streams more than 3 million messages per second. Some of their notable customers include Lyft, Logitech, Coca-Cola, McDonalds, CBS, and Yahoo.
PubNub currently has 14 data centers and serves over 3 million messages per second with less than 250ms latency.
Pricing & Contract Terms
PubNub offers transparent flat-rate pricing based on the number of daily active devices and messages. There is a free plan for small projects with up to 100 devices all the way up to $799/month for 20k devices and 40 million messages. They also offer custom plans for companies with larger numbers of devices or who need unlimited throughput.
The PubNub network is not a traditional CDN and is exclusively for real-time applications and IoT. They allow you to stream data instantly to millions of users around the world within 1/4 of a second. They also offer a number of add-on features like security, mobile push notifications, storage & playback, stream controller, and access management.
Why Choose PubNub
PubNub is for companies who need to deliver real-time chat, data streaming, notifications, and other interactive content to large numbers of devices. This is ideal for services like group chat, live events, mobile apps that utilize push notifications, and more.