Skip to content

BaishanCloud versus Medianova

Easily compare BaishanCloud 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.

BaishanCloud logo Medianova logo


Company BaishanCloud Medianova
Short profile BaishanCloud is a leading provider of cloud data services in China and around the world. As the only service provider based in China to be recognized by Gartner as possessing 'global' network capabilities, BaishanCloud is one of the fastest growing companies in the CDN space. Medianova has grown to become a global, established player with a strong presence in the Middle-East and Europe. Medianova uses modern technologies like their patent pending Dockerized CDN Platform, BBR, Brotli and Anycast and offers a wide range of content delivery solutions from their 50+ data centers.


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


Region BaishanCloud Medianova
North America 29 9
Latin America 7 1
Europe 16 11
Russia & CIS 1 1
Asia excl. China 31 1
China 800 0
Oceania 1 0
Middle-East 12 7
Africa 3 1


Pricing & contract duration BaishanCloud Medianova
Minimum contract term 12 months 1 month
Minimum monthly costs $500/m Varies by product and service
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown Confidential, market competitive
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown Confidential, market competitive
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown Not applicable


  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration BaishanCloud Medianova
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No Performed by BaishanCloud's 24/7 support team Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes <5 minutes Yes One to three minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// No Yes
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes No
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Yes Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS 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 Yes Yes
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Upload in the portal or via API Yes FTP, SFTP, Rsync
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Full and granular control Yes
Cache control - client caching Yes Full and granular control Yes
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes Cache-Control extensions support Yes Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instantly (<1 second) Yes Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute
Purge - capabilities Yes Purge all, purge by directory, soft purge Sortof/partially Purge file paths, purge all
Analytics Yes Many metrics in the UI Yes Near real-time
Log files Yes Available for download in Portal or via API. Format can be customized. Yes Not by default, only on request
API Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs Yes Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding
HTTPS & Content Protection BaishanCloud Medianova
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like No Yes Free (not SNI)
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom. No
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs Pricing is custom Yes SNI
Token authentication Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes
Geo blocking Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes Streaming
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Self-service Yes Streaming
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Yes Self-service No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Self-service Yes Streaming


Customer support BaishanCloud Medianova
Documentation Sortof/partially Good documentation but not public Yes Yes, public
Humans Yes 24/7 email support and phone support. Multiple support packages are available Yes All customers get 24/7 email support with 3 minutes response time and access to Technical Account Managers