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Leaseweb versus CDNvideo

Easily compare Leaseweb and CDNvideo 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 CDNvideo
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. CDNvideo is a global CDN provider with a wide network of servers located on five continents and a part of Wangsu group owning the second largest CDN in the world (>86K servers + bandwidth of 42 TB/sec). Their specialties are live streaming, VoD, HTTP caching, transcoding and website acceleration. CDNvideo has developed an unlimited cloud storage and an HTML5 player enabling P2P streaming and 360-degree video demonstration.

Products

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

Network

Region Leaseweb CDNvideo
North America 6 13
Latin America 0 7
Europe 6 11
Russia & CIS 0 37
Asia, excl China 2 23
China 0 100
Oceania 0 4
Middle-East 0 8
Africa 0 7

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Leaseweb CDNvideo
Minimum contract term One month 1 month
Minimum monthly costs $49 $50
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
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.05
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.05

Features

Web acceleration Leaseweb CDNvideo
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started Available/supported 5 minutes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Available/supported Instant Partially 5 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 Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Available/supported Resend from origin or compress on the edge Resend from origin
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip IP address as origin is possible
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 Unknown
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Available/supported Extra costs Upload via web interface. Storage costs apply
Cache control - CDN caching Partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL Available/supported
Cache control - client caching Partially Available/supported
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
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant most of the time Partially Purging takes a few minutes
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 Partially 1-5 minutes delay
Log files Partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP Partially Download from the UI
tooltip Logs are ~ 30 minutes delayed
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration Available/supported Purge, analytics and configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Leaseweb CDNvideo
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported Free
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Not available/supported Available/supported Free
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI Extra costs
Token authentication Available/supported Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Available/supported
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
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Available/supported

Support

Customer support Leaseweb CDNvideo
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public KB Partially Yes, the Starters Guide is available to the public
Humans Available/supported 24/7 personal support via telephone and email. Available/supported All customers get 24/7 email, Skype and phone support