Comparison of the Tata Communications and QUANTIL CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare Tata Communications 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 Tata Communications QUANTIL
POPs in North-America 8HelpAshburn, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, San Jose, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York 10HelpSan Jose, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, New York, Atlanta, Miami, Washington DC
POPs in Europe 3HelpLondon, Paris, Frankfurt. 7HelpLondon, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Russia
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. 15HelpBrunei (Bandar Seri Begawan), Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Phillipines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
POPs in China 0 550
POPs in Australia 2HelpPerth, Adelaide. 3HelpSydney, Melbourne, Fiji
POPs in South-America 0 0
POPs in Middle-East 1HelpSaudi Arabia 4HelpUnited Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Iraq
POPs in Africa 0 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 Tata Communications 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
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 QUANTIL
Origin-Pull Yes YesHelpOrigin be an IP address or a hostname.
Push (upload to CDN servers) Yes YesHelpThis is a back end setup. Any type of configuration is possible on custom request.
Purge YesHelpCustomers can purge files from the Tata Communications CDN edge servers per file, per directory and do a purge of all files. YesHelpAverage time to purge is ~ 5 minutes.
Purge All Yes YesHelpPossible to purge all files in a specific directory. Limitations apply to number of (free) purges per day.
Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edge 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 Yes YesHelpPossible on request.
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 YesHelpCustomer can upload his own certificate.
Control Panel & statistics YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. Yes
Access Logs YesHelpAccess logs are available for an additional fee. YesHelpCompiled version of the logs is accessible for download over HTTPS.
API YesHelpThe API can be used to do Push and Purge. 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 YesHelp24/7/365 phone and email support included. YesHelpEmergency support is 24/7, normal support during business hours in PST timezone. English language.
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