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 because of their network, knowledge and experience from working with (enterprise) multinational customers. The ChinaCache network and services are not limited to mainland China and ChinaCache has been growing steadily outside China in the past years.
ChinaCache has a range of content delivery & acceleration products, including streaming media.
View the table below for more insight into ChinaCache products. Hover over/touch the product to view a short description.
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content
delivery. User login, shopping cart ...
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
Minimum monthly costs
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred
NA/EU traffic (low volume)
APAC traffic (low volume)
LATAM traffic (low volume)
View the tables below for more insight into the features ChinaCache supports. Hover over/touch the feature name to view a short description.
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing.
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs?
Apex/root domain OK
No performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com
Technology for bidirectional communication in client-server apps
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6?
At customer request
Reduce file size for faster delivery
Resend, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too?
HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value?
Configure specific other Host header
CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
One POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP
Waiting RoomDuring peak traffic, route users to a virtual waiting room
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin
Cache control - CDN caching
CDN can honor origin headers
Custom rules can be set by CDN support team
Cache control - client caching
CDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble
Invalidate or delete cached objects on CDN
<3 minutes delay
Purge - capabilities
Purge all, purge by directory
Logs are daily or hourly
Purge, analytics, billing. Not configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net
Only for testing
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content