Comparison of the Internap and BelugaCDN CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Internap and BelugaCDN for POP locations, pricing and features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these Content Delivery Networks.

POP locations Internap BelugaCDN
POPs in North-America Not Available 14HelpAtlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Newark, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, San Jose, Seattle, Washington D.C., Weehawken, Quebec City, Toronto
POPs in Europe Not Available 3HelpAmsterdam, Frankfurt, London
POPs in Asia (not China) Not Available 5HelpBangalore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo
POPs in China Not Available 0
POPs in Australia Not Available 1HelpSydney
POPs in South-America Not Available 1HelpSao Paulo
POPs in Middle-East Not Available 0
POPs in Africa Not Available 0

A POP is a Point Of Presence, an access point to the Internet. It is a physical, strategically placed location that houses multiple CDN servers.

Pricing Internap BelugaCDN
Price US/EU traffic - low volume Not Available $0.01 per GB
Price US/EU traffic - high volume Not Available $0.00 per GB, at 1000 TB per monthHelpDiscounts start at 1 PB/m committed.
Extra charge for APAC region traffic Not Available 100%
Storage Yes, you pay for storage 0

Note: custom price plans are very common in the CDN market, especially for large volume customers. We recommend you always talk to the CDN provider about your needs and requirements and work with them to get a best-fit deal.

Features & Support Internap BelugaCDN
Origin-Pull Yes Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) YesHelpFiles can be uploaded to the CDN POPs via FTP, the control panel and rsync. NoHelpComing in 2017.
Purge YesHelpBoth MediaConsole (the Internap online control panel) and the API support single file, multiple file (folder), and wildcard purge. The Cache Purge Manager tool built into MediaConsole allows ad hoc or scheduled purges. YesHelpPurge using regular expressions matches is possible. Purging is instant (<1 second).
Purge All YesHelpCan be done via the online control panel and API. Yes
Gzip Only if origin server does GzipHelpGzip compression reduces the file size (bytes) of text-based files like HTML, CSS and JavaScript by approximately 70%. It's a well-known web performance best practice to turn on Gzip on the server. The CDN handles the gzippingHelpRequests to origin are always for uncompressed content. Customer can configure which file types get sent compressed from CDN to client.
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes Yes
Can override origin server headers YesHelpInternap offers lots of possibilities for this. YesHelpAny combination of headers from the origin can be removed, replaced or added.
Set caching headers for pushed files Yes Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS YesHelpInternap offers a free, shared wildcard certificate (no CNAME) and the option to upload your certificate, have a custom CNAME at $200/month. YesHelpFree. Upload your own certificate (can be wildcard or SAN). TLS support includes full TLS Dynamic Record Sizing and ECDSA support per Q1 2017.
Control Panel & statistics Yes YesHelpSelf-service portal, including analytics (geographical) with metrics updated every 10 seconds.
Access Logs Yes YesHelpBelugaCDN has near real-time log exporting to Elastic Search and delayed log uploads to Redis, AWS S3 and FTP. First 10 million requests/month are free.
API Yes YesHelpREST API with JSON output, over HTTPS only. Users can do purging (cache invalidation) and manage CDN configurations and HTTPS certificates.
Support YesHelpInternap operates dual Network Operating Centers for geographic diversity, and staff the NOC with front line engineering resources who have the skills and tools to resolve network issues on the first call. The NOC is available 24/7/365 by phone, email, and chat. Internap received a StevieĀ® Award for 'Best Customer Service Department' of the Year at the 2011 American Business Awards. YesHelpCustomers with monthly revenue below $500 get Basic support (8/5). Higher revenue customers get Platinum support (24/7). Platinum customers get a dedicated support engineer. Everybody can call the toll free number.
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