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BunnyCDN versus Tata Communications

Easily compare BunnyCDN and Tata Communications 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 BunnyCDN Tata Communications
Short profile BunnyCDN is CDN with POPs on 6 continents, all the modern content delivery features and prices that are low compared to other CDNs. Tata Communications is a full service, carrier grade, global CDN that has been in operation since their acquisition of BitGravity in 2012. The CDN rides on Tata’s global infrastructure which is the largest Tier 1 network in the world. Tata’s ownership of the network and peering relationships enable it to be very competitive when it comes to price.

Products

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

Network

Region BunnyCDN Tata Communications
North America 11 8
Latin America 1 0
Europe 12 4
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia excl. China 6 10
China 0 0
Oceania 6 1
Middle-East 2 1
Africa 1 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration BunnyCDN Tata Communications
Minimum contract term None Unknown
Minimum monthly costs $10 per year recharge Unknown
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) $0.01 per GB Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.03 per GB Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.045 per GB Unknown

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration BunnyCDN Tata Communications
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes No
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially 10 seconds Sortof/partially <10 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com No Yes Global Anycasted network
tooltip Tata recommends against root domain though, as they may make changes in DNS at any time
HTTP/2 Yes No End of 2017
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Compress on the fly. Brotli Sortof/partially Resend from origin
tooltip Always fetch compressed from origin
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP or HTTPS or Match protocol Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Hostname or IP address. Can configure specific other Host header Sortof/partially Can't configure specific other Host header
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs In private beta testing Extra costs Tiered architecture, not single POP shield
tooltip Tata support is needed to enable/configure this
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs Upload to central storage in Germany (CDN pulls from this). $0.01/GB No
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Honor origin sent headers or configure overrides Yes Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Yes Yes Full and granular control
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble No Sortof/partially
tooltip Tata support is needed to enable/configure this
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant Yes No longer than 2 mins, often much faster
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge file and purge all Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory, not by tag or header
Analytics Yes Yes Many metrics in the UI
tooltip 2 seconds refresh ('instant') possible at extra charge
Log files Yes Accessible via portal and API. Delay is 20-30 seconds. Sortof/partially Refreshed every 24h. Available via FTP
tooltip 15m refresh possible at extra charge
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration, logs Sortof/partially Purge, configuration. Not analytics
HTTPS & Content Protection BunnyCDN Tata Communications
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Free. SNI No
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes Free. SNI No
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Free. SNI Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom.
tooltip Update cert via UI or API
Token authentication Yes Extra costs
Geo blocking Yes Country level blocking (at the DNS level) Yes
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes blocking specific referrers, block requests without referrer, whitelist allowed referrers Yes Their support team is needed
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Yes White or black listing. IP addresses and CIDR blocks
tooltip Customer can configure self in UI

Support

Customer support BunnyCDN Tata Communications
Documentation Yes Yes, public Sortof/partially Some documentation, not public
Humans Yes All customers get email support with a 24 hour reply SLA (<4 hour plan to be introduced later in 2019). No phone support. Large customers get access to their Slack channel. Yes All customers get 24/7 email and phone support.