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Leaseweb versus BaishanCloud

Easily compare Leaseweb and BaishanCloud 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 BaishanCloud
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. 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.

Products

Product Leaseweb BaishanCloud
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Partially 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 Not available/supported Available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Extra costs Available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Extra costs Available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Not available/supported Not available/supported

Network

Region Leaseweb BaishanCloud
North America 6 21
Latin America 0 8
Europe 6 22
Russia & CIS 0 10
Asia, excl China 2 25
China 0 350
Oceania 0 1
Middle-East 0 7
Africa 0 6

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Leaseweb BaishanCloud
Minimum contract term One month No minimum
Minimum monthly costs $49 No minimum
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.05 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.10 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.14 per GB

Features

Web acceleration Leaseweb BaishanCloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started Not available/supported Account creation requires a BaishanCloud employee's assistance
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Available/supported Instant Partially 30 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Not available/supported No global Anycast Not available/supported
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Not available/supported Available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Available/supported Resend from origin or compress on the edge Resend, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
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 Available/supported 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 Available/supported Available/supported
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Available/supported Available/supported Upload in the portal or via API
Cache control - CDN caching Partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL Available/supported By default, CDN honors origin headers
tooltip Full and granular control is possible
Cache control - client caching Partially Available/supported By default, CDN honors origin headers
tooltip Full and granular control is possible
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Partially CDN serves cached if origin is down Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support
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Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant most of the time Available/supported Instantly
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge per file and purge all Available/supported Purge all, purge by directory, soft purge
Analytics Available/supported Bandwidth, geo distribution and more Available/supported Many metrics in the UI
Log files Partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP Partially Logs for a day can be downloaded, via UI and API, the next day. Free
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration Available/supported Purge, configuration, analytics, logs
HTTPS & Content Protection Leaseweb BaishanCloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Not available/supported Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom.
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI Extra costs Pricing is custom
Token authentication Available/supported Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed
Geo blocking Available/supported Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Available/supported Not self-service, support is needed

Support

Customer support Leaseweb BaishanCloud
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public KB Partially Good documentation but not public
Humans Available/supported 24/7 personal support via telephone and email. Available/supported 24/7 email support and phone support. Different premium support packages are available