Comparison of the Tata Communications and Internap CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Tata Communications and Internap 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 Internap
POPs in North-America 8HelpAshburn, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, San Jose, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York Not Available
POPs in Europe 3HelpLondon, Paris, Frankfurt. Not Available
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. Not Available
POPs in China 0 Not Available
POPs in Australia 2HelpPerth, Adelaide. Not Available
POPs in South-America 0 Not Available
POPs in Middle-East 1HelpSaudi Arabia Not Available
POPs in Africa 0 Not Available

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 Internap
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
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 Internap
Origin-Pull Yes Yes
Push (upload to CDN servers) Yes YesHelpFiles can be uploaded to the CDN POPs via FTP, the control panel and rsync.
Purge YesHelpCustomers can purge files from the Tata Communications CDN edge servers per file, per directory and do a purge of all files. 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.
Purge All Yes YesHelpCan be done via the online control panel and API.
Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edge 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.
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes Yes
Can override origin server headers Yes YesHelpInternap offers lots of possibilities for this.
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 YesHelpInternap offers a free, shared wildcard certificate (no CNAME) and the option to upload your certificate, have a custom CNAME at $200/month.
Control Panel & statistics YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. Yes
Access Logs YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. Yes
API YesHelpThe API can be used to do Push and Purge. Yes
Support YesHelp24/7/365 phone and email support included. 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.
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