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Leaseweb versus ArvanCloud

Easily compare Leaseweb and ArvanCloud 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 Leaseweb ArvanCloud
Short profile Leaseweb has been an established player in the (enterprise) hosting market for many years and launched their CDN mid 2013. Leaseweb claims 'the most competitive price in the CDN market' and has a reseller program. 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.

Products

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

Network

Region Leaseweb ArvanCloud
North America 6 3
Latin America 0 0
Europe 6 3
Russia & CIS 0 0
Asia excl. China 2 4
China 0 0
Oceania 0 1
Middle-East 0 5
Africa 0 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Leaseweb ArvanCloud
Minimum contract term One month None
Minimum monthly costs $49 None
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None $0.0014 per 10k requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None $0.037 - $0.05 per GB
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.037 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.05 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB Not applicable

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Leaseweb ArvanCloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes Instant Yes Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com No No global Anycast Yes Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? No Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin or compress on the edge Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip IP address as origin is possible
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Yes Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Yes No
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Extra costs Object Storage service. $0.023 per GB
Cache control - CDN caching Sortof/partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL Yes
Cache control - client caching Sortof/partially Yes
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Sortof/partially CDN serves cached if origin is down Sortof/partially Always Online feature can be turned on.
tooltip No Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant most of the time Yes Purging takes ~10 seconds
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge per file and purge all Sortof/partially Purge all and purge by directory, but not by tag or header
Analytics Yes Bandwidth, geo distribution and more Yes Near real-time
tooltip Insight into Origin Server Response Time
Log files Sortof/partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP Sortof/partially Pushed to customer's syslog server in real-time
tooltip Free in paid plans
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration Yes Purge, analytics and configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Leaseweb ArvanCloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Free. SNI Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate No Yes Free. SNI
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Free. SNI Yes Free. SNI. EV cert is possible
Token authentication Yes Yes
Geo blocking Yes Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes No
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product

Support

Customer support Leaseweb ArvanCloud
Documentation Yes Yes, public KB Yes Yes, public and available in English and Persian/Farsi languages
Humans Yes 24/7 personal support via telephone and email. Yes Phone support is available. Service level depends on customer's price plan