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Company

Founded in 1998, publicly traded on NASDAQ (CCIH), ChinaCache is the first CDN in China and generally considered to be one of the better CDNs for China delivery. However, their network and services are not limited to mainland China and ChinaCache has been growing steadily outside China in the past years.
ChinaCache website

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Products

ChinaCache has a range of content delivery & acceleration products, including streaming media.

View the table below for more insight into the products ChinaCache supports.
Hover over/touch the product to view a short description.

  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Available/supported Dynamic Acceleration
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported Website Acceleration
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported Download Acceleration
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Available/supported Media Acceleration
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported Media Acceleration
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Not available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Not available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported

Network

ChinaCache has many POPs inside China and claims to be the #1 CDN there. Outside China, ChinaCache has good coverage in Asia and US, plus a few POPs in Europe and one in Brazil.
ChinaCache network map

Click the country flag icon to navigate to a page showing all CDNs with 1+ POP in that country.

Region POPs Locations
North America 8 Chicago - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - San Jose - Seattle - Washington D.C.
Latin America 1 São Paulo
Europe 3 Frankfurt
Paris
London
Russia & CIS 0
Asia, excl China 10 Hong Kong
Tokyo
Jakarta
Phnom Penh
Seoul
Ulaanbaatar
Kuala Lumpur
Singapore
Kaohsiung - Taipei
China 100
Oceania 0
Middle-East 0
Africa 0

Pricing

ChinaCache typically requires annual contracts with pricing depending on traffic volume and what features/services you need. Get in touch to learn more about their services and prices.
ChinaCache contact form

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term 12 months
Minimum monthly costs Unknown
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown

Features

View the tables below for more insight into the features ChinaCache supports.
Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.

  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Unknown
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Unknown
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Not available/supported Non-Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Unknown
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Unknown
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Unknown
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Unknown
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Unknown
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Unknown
Cache control - CDN caching Unknown
Cache control - client caching Unknown
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Unknown
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Unknown
Purge - capabilities Unknown
Analytics Unknown
Log files Unknown
API Unknown
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Unknown
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Unknown
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Unknown
Token authentication Unknown
Geo blocking Unknown
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Unknown
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Unknown
IP white/blacklisting Unknown

Support

Customer support
Documentation Partially Yes, but not public.
Humans Unknown