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Leaseweb versus CDN77

Easily compare Leaseweb and CDN77 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 CDN77
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. CDN77 provides a solid set of content delivery products and solutions all over the world, with 33 PoPs on 5 continents. CDN77 is an innovation frontrunner known to be among the first providers to offer features such as TLS 1.3, Brotli or HTTP/2. They also offer real-time support provided by in-house engineers 24/7

Products

Product Leaseweb CDN77
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Partially Not 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 Available/supported

Network

Region Leaseweb CDN77
North America 6 7
Latin America 0 3
Europe 6 10
Russia & CIS 0 2
Asia, excl China 2 8
China 0 0
Oceania 0 1
Middle-East 0 2
Africa 0 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Leaseweb CDN77
Minimum contract term One month None
Minimum monthly costs $49 No, but minimum is $149/yr
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 $0.049 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.125 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.185 per GB

Features

Web acceleration Leaseweb CDN77
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Available/supported Instant Available/supported 3 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 Non-Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Not available/supported Partially Edge server accepts IPv6 requests but replies via IPv4.
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Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Available/supported Resend from origin or compress on the edge 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.
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Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Available/supported Possible to set a specific Host header for communications with origin
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Available/supported Available/supported Free. Must be enabled/configured via support
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Available/supported Extra costs FTP, SFTP, rsync. Storage costs apply
Cache control - CDN caching Partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL Available/supported Origin sent headers override CDN config rules
Cache control - client caching Partially Available/supported Their support team is needed
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
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant most of the time Available/supported Instant. Purge all may take up to 3 mins.
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge per file and purge all Partially Purge all but not purge by directory or tag or header
Analytics Available/supported Bandwidth, geo distribution and more Available/supported 5 to 10 minutes delayed.
Log files Partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP Extra costs $49/month/CDN Resource. FTP, SFTP, rsync.
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API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Leaseweb CDN77
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported Free (not SNI)
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Not available/supported Extra costs Let's Encrypt is free (SNI), or $99/year for SAN in their cert (no SNI)
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported Free (SNI)
Token authentication Available/supported Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Available/supported Their support team is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Available/supported Their support team is needed
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Available/supported Their support team is needed

Support

Customer support Leaseweb CDN77
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public KB Available/supported Yes, public. API docs
Humans Available/supported 24/7 personal support via telephone and email. Available/supported All customers get real-time 24/7 support via email, phone, chat and Skype.