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ArvanCloud versus QUANTIL

Easily compare ArvanCloud and QUANTIL 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 QUANTIL
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. QUANTIL launched their CDN services in 2012. They have a strong focus on live stream delivery with continued support for RTMP, L-HLS, HDS, HTTP TS and HTTP FLV. QUANTIL has a full-featured IPv4+IPv6 network and a big network of POPs in 34 countries including mainland China (ChinaNetCenter).

Products

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product ArvanCloud QUANTIL
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Yes Website 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 Download Acceleration
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Live Streaming Yes Live Stream Acceleration
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Video Platform Yes Video On Demand Acceleration
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Sortof/partially No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Yes Cloud DNS No
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Cloud Security Yes
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Cloud Security Yes Cloud Security
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Yes Unknown
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers No Unknown

Network

Region ArvanCloud QUANTIL
North America 3 10
Latin America 0 0
Europe 3 6
Russia & CIS 0 1
Asia excl. China 4 22
China 0 550
Oceania 1 3
Middle-East 5 4
Africa 0 6

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration ArvanCloud QUANTIL
Minimum contract term None 12 months
Minimum monthly costs None $1000
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests $0.0014 per 10k requests None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred $0.037 - $0.05 per GB None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.037 per GB Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.05 per GB Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Not applicable Unknown

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration ArvanCloud QUANTIL
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes No
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes Instant Sortof/partially Depends on number of POPs turned on
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Yes Anycasted network Extra costs Purchase auth DNS that integrates with their CDN
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Unknown Yes
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge Yes
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip IP address as origin is possible
Yes
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
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP No Sortof/partially Custom config, done by their support team
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Object Storage service. $0.023 per GB Extra costs One-time $500 setup fee, $150/TB per month
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
Sortof/partially Custom config, done by their support team
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Purging takes ~10 seconds Sortof/partially Sometimes takes up to 10 min
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all and purge by directory, but not by tag or header Yes
Analytics Yes Near real-time
tooltip Insight into Origin Server Response Time
Yes Many metrics. API outputs near real-time data. The customer portal is updated every 1-2 hours
Log files Sortof/partially Pushed to customer's syslog server in real-time
tooltip Free in paid plans
Sortof/partially Delay is 1-3 hours. Download through API or from portal
API Yes Purge, analytics and configuration Sortof/partially XML output
HTTPS & Content Protection ArvanCloud QUANTIL
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes Free. SNI Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Free. SNI. EV cert is possible Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing
Token authentication Yes Yes
tooltip Available for ingress and egress points of the CDN. MD5 and SHA256
Geo blocking Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product Yes
tooltip Customers can provide a list regions and/or countries to whitelist and/or blacklist
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content No Yes
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product Yes
tooltip Whitelist and/or blacklist IP address. Self-configure.

Support

Customer support ArvanCloud QUANTIL
Documentation Yes Yes, public and available in English and Persian/Farsi languages Yes Yes, but not everything is public. API docs are public.
Humans Yes Phone support is available. Service level depends on customer's price plan Sortof/partially Standard support (Monday to Friday, 9-6 pm PST) for small customers, and emergency support (24/7) for large customers. Support Availability.