Comparison of the Internap and QUANTIL CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Internap and QUANTIL 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 QUANTIL
POPs in North-America Not Available 10HelpSan Jose, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, New York, Atlanta, Miami, Washington DC
POPs in Europe Not Available 7HelpLondon, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Russia
POPs in Asia (not China) Not Available 15HelpBrunei (Bandar Seri Begawan), Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Phillipines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
POPs in China Not Available 550
POPs in Australia Not Available 3HelpSydney, Melbourne, Fiji
POPs in South-America Not Available 0
POPs in Middle-East Not Available 4HelpUnited Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq
POPs in Africa Not Available 5HelpSouth Africa (2), Magadascar, Mauritius, Djibouti

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 QUANTIL
Price US/EU traffic - low volume Not Available Not Available
Price US/EU traffic - high volume Not Available Not Available
Extra charge for APAC region traffic Not Available Not Available
Storage Yes, you pay for storage

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 QUANTIL
Origin-Pull Yes YesHelpOrigin be an IP address or a hostname.
Push (upload to CDN servers) YesHelpFiles can be uploaded to the CDN POPs via FTP, the control panel and rsync. YesHelpThis is a back end setup. Any type of configuration is possible on custom request.
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. YesHelpAverage time to purge is ~ 5 minutes.
Purge All YesHelpCan be done via the online control panel and API. YesHelpPossible to purge all files in a specific directory. Limitations apply to number of (free) purges per day.
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. Only if origin server does Gzip
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes YesHelpPossible, but not by default.
Can override origin server headers YesHelpInternap offers lots of possibilities for this. YesHelpPossible on request.
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. YesHelpCustomer can upload his own certificate.
Control Panel & statistics Yes Yes
Access Logs Yes YesHelpCompiled version of the logs is accessible for download over HTTPS.
API Yes YesHelpXML. Can do a lot via API, including change the config, purging, get usage data. Fair use policy, hard limit is 1200 calls per 5 minutes.
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. YesHelpEmergency support is 24/7, normal support during business hours in PST timezone. English language.
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