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ArvanCloud versus Medianova

Easily compare ArvanCloud and Medianova for POP locations, products, pricing, features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these content delivery networks.

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Company

Company ArvanCloud Medianova
Short profile ArvanCloud is global provider of cloud services, including CDN, Security and DNS. ArvanCloud wants to stand out in the CDN market with low pricing and excellent customer support. Their anycasted network has POPs on several continents. Later in 2020 a new POP will launch in Pakistan and ArvanCloud will expand its presence in India and Turkey. Medianova is originally a Turkey CDN, but in the last few years has grown quickly to become a global player with a strong presence in Europe. Medianova uses modern technologies like their patent pending Dockerized CDN Platform, HTTP/2, BBR and Brotli.

Products

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  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product ArvanCloud Medianova
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Yes Dynamic Site Acceleration
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes CDN Yes
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes CDN Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Live Streaming Yes Internet Live Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Video Platform Yes Video on Demand
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Sortof/partially Yes Image Optimization
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Yes Cloud DNS No
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Cloud Security No
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Cloud Security Yes
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Yes Yes Private CDN
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers No Unknown

Network

Region ArvanCloud Medianova
North America 3 7
Latin America 0 1
Europe 3 13
Russia & CIS 0 1
Asia excl. China 4 2
China 0 0
Oceania 1 1
Middle-East 5 5
Africa 0 2

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration ArvanCloud Medianova
Minimum contract term None 12 months
Minimum monthly costs None Varies by product and service
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests $0.0014 per 10k requests Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred $0.037 - $0.05 per GB Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.037 per GB Confidential, market competitive
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.05 per GB Confidential, market competitive
LATAM traffic (low volume) Not applicable Not applicable

Features

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  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration ArvanCloud Medianova
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes Instant Yes One to three minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Yes Anycasted network Yes
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Unknown No
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge Yes Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip IP address as origin is possible
Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Yes Can be different from origin host
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP No Yes
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Object Storage service. $0.023 per GB Yes FTP, SFTP, Rsync
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Yes
Cache control - client caching Yes Yes
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Sortof/partially Always Online feature can be turned on.
tooltip No Cache-Control extensions support
Yes Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Purging takes ~10 seconds Yes Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all and purge by directory, but not by tag or header Sortof/partially Purge file paths, purge all
Analytics Yes Near real-time
tooltip Insight into Origin Server Response Time
Yes Near real-time
Log files Sortof/partially Pushed to customer's syslog server in real-time
tooltip Free in paid plans
Yes Not by default, only on request
API Yes Purge, analytics and configuration Yes Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding
HTTPS & Content Protection ArvanCloud Medianova
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Yes Free (not SNI)
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes Free. SNI No
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Free. SNI. EV cert is possible Yes SNI
Token authentication Yes Yes
Geo blocking Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product Yes Streaming
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content No Yes Streaming
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product Yes Streaming

Support

Customer support ArvanCloud Medianova
Documentation Yes Yes, public and available in English and Persian/Farsi languages Yes Yes, public
Humans Yes Phone support is available. Service level depends on customer's price plan Yes All customers get 24/7 email support with 3 minutes response time and access to Technical Account Managers