Comparison of the Tata Communications and Incapsula CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Tata Communications and Incapsula 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 Incapsula
POPs in North-America 8HelpAshburn, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, San Jose, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York 9HelpSeattle, San Jose, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, New York, Ashburn, Atlanta, Miami
POPs in Europe 3HelpLondon, Paris, Frankfurt. 4HelpAmsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Paris
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. 3HelpTokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore
POPs in China 0 0
POPs in Australia 2HelpPerth, Adelaide. 2HelpSydney, Auckland
POPs in South-America 0 0HelpSao Paulo (Brazil) is coming soon.
POPs in Middle-East 1HelpSaudi Arabia 1HelpTel Aviv
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 Incapsula
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
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 Incapsula
Origin-Pull Yes Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) Yes No
Purge YesHelpCustomers can purge files from the Tata Communications CDN edge servers per file, per directory and do a purge of all files. Yes
Purge All Yes Yes
Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edge Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes Yes
Can override origin server headers Yes Yes
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. YesHelpIncapsula offers granular control over the caching behavior, including setting custom caching directives for specific resources and/or resource groups (e.g. all *.jpg cached for 30 days).
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes YesHelpShared certificate is free on all plans except the Free plan. Enterprise customers can upload their own certificate.
Control Panel & statistics YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. YesHelpInsight in bandwidth usage, activity per URL, per geographical region/country. The data is available with a short delay of a few minutes.
Access Logs YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. NoHelpIncapsula does provide an event log showing all relevant security events.
API YesHelpThe API can be used to do Push and Purge. YesHelpThe API is RESTful and format is JSON.
Support YesHelp24/7/365 phone and email support included. YesHelpThe support levels are “plan-dependent”: Free Customers – Community Support Paying non-Enterprise Customers - Email 8X5 Enterprise Customers - Email, Phone 24X7 (incl. dedicated support contact and toll free number)
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