Comparison of the Tata Communications and Leaseweb CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Tata Communications and Leaseweb 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 Leaseweb
POPs in North-America 8HelpAshburn, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, San Jose, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York 3HelpWashington DC, Silicon Valley, Miami
POPs in Europe 3HelpLondon, Paris, Frankfurt. 2HelpAmsterdam, Frankfurt
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. 1HelpSingapore
POPs in China 0 0
POPs in Australia 2HelpPerth, Adelaide. 0
POPs in South-America 0 0
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 Leaseweb
Price US/EU traffic - low volume Not Available $0.05 per GB, at 1 TB per monthHelp1TB (EUR 49) minimum commitment.
Price US/EU traffic - high volume Not Available $0.03 per GB, at 50 TB per month
Extra charge for APAC region traffic Not Available 0%
Storage FreeHelp2 GB included for free
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 Leaseweb
Origin-Pull Yes YesHelpOrigin can be a hostname or IP address.
Push (upload to CDN servers) Yes Yes
Purge YesHelpCustomers can purge files from the Tata Communications CDN edge servers per file, per directory and do a purge of all files. YesHelpThe average time for a purge request to execute on all CDN servers is less than 5 minutes. The CDN supports ‘soft TTL’ or ‘soft invalidation’. This means the customer can configure after how long the CDN needs to check on the origin if a file is still valid.
Purge All Yes YesHelpYou can purge all files in a directory and all files in all directories.
Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edge Resend from origin, or compress on edgeHelpCustomer can configure which files get sent compressed.
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. Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes YesHelpShared certificate is free. Customer upload his own SSL certificate. Support for SAN and EV SAN certificates.
Control Panel & statistics YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. YesHelpInsight in bandwidth usage is per 5minute, hourly, daily, monthly. Reports include: - #requests for top urls - activity per geographical region/country on a map - AS Number distribution
Access Logs YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. YesHelpAccessible via FTP and FTPS. Logs are W3C compliant. The logs have an impact on storage used, and so on the charges for storage (first 2 GB is free).
API YesHelpThe API can be used to do Push and Purge. YesHelpAPI is REST with JSON output. API has a HTTPS endpoint. No billing info via API.
Support YesHelp24/7/365 phone and email support included. YesHelp24/7 phone support.
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