Comparison of the Tata Communications and BelugaCDN CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Tata Communications 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 Tata Communications BelugaCDN
POPs in North-America 8HelpAshburn, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, San Jose, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York 14HelpAtlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Newark, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, San Jose, Seattle, Washington D.C., Weehawken, Quebec City, Toronto
POPs in Europe 3HelpLondon, Paris, Frankfurt. 3HelpAmsterdam, Frankfurt, London
POPs in Asia (not China) 9HelpHong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Taipei, India (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai). A new POP in Vietnam will come online in Q4 2015. 5HelpBangalore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo
POPs in China 0 0
POPs in Australia 2HelpPerth, Adelaide. 1HelpSydney
POPs in South-America 0 1HelpSao Paulo
POPs in Middle-East 1HelpSaudi Arabia 0
POPs in Africa 0 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 Tata Communications 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 0
Resellers TurboBytes

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 Tata Communications BelugaCDN
Origin-Pull Yes Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) Yes NoHelpComing in 2017.
Purge YesHelpCustomers can purge files from the Tata Communications CDN edge servers per file, per directory and do a purge of all files. YesHelpPurge using regular expressions matches is possible. Purging is instant (<1 second).
Purge All Yes Yes
Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edge 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 Yes YesHelpAny combination of headers from the origin can be removed, replaced or added.
Set caching headers for pushed files YesHelpTata Communications CDN supports the HTTP/1.1 RFC and can support any parameters for query strings. Futhermore, Tata Communications CDN can configure based on most customer use cases, so at the customer, host, MIME type, or URL level. Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes 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 YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. YesHelpSelf-service portal, including analytics (geographical) with metrics updated every 10 seconds.
Access Logs YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. 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 YesHelpThe API can be used to do Push and Purge. YesHelpREST API with JSON output, over HTTPS only. Users can do purging (cache invalidation) and manage CDN configurations and HTTPS certificates.
Support YesHelp24/7/365 phone and email support included. 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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