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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.

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Company

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 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

Product BaishanCloud Medianova
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Available/supported Available/supported
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported Available/supported
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported Available/supported
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Available/supported Available/supported
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported Available/supported
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Available/supported Available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Available/supported Not available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Available/supported Available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported Available/supported

Network

Region BaishanCloud Medianova
North America 11 6
Latin America 3 0
Europe 5 10
Russia & CIS 2 0
Asia, excl China 18 1
China 380 0
Oceania 1 1
Middle-East 2 4
Africa 2 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration BaishanCloud Medianova
Minimum contract term 12 months 12 months
Minimum monthly costs Unknown Varies by product and service
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown 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

Features

Web acceleration BaishanCloud Medianova
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported Account creation requires a BaishanCloud employee's assistance Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially 30 minutes Available/supported One to three minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Not available/supported Available/supported
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported Not available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
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Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Available/supported Can be different from origin host
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Available/supported Available/supported
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Available/supported Upload in the portal or via API Available/supported FTP, SFTP, Rsync
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Full and granular control Available/supported
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Full and granular control Available/supported
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instantly (<1 second) Available/supported Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute
Purge - capabilities Available/supported Purge all, purge by directory, soft purge Partially Purge file paths, purge all
Analytics Available/supported Many metrics in the UI Available/supported Near real-time
Log files Available/supported Available for download in Portal or via API. Format can be customized. Available/supported Not by default, only on request
API Available/supported Purge, configuration, analytics, logs Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding
HTTPS & Content Protection BaishanCloud Medianova
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Not available/supported Available/supported Free (not SNI)
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom. Not available/supported
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs Pricing is custom Available/supported SNI
Token authentication Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed Available/supported Streaming
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed Available/supported Streaming
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed Available/supported Streaming

Support

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