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Leaseweb versus Edgio

Easily compare Leaseweb and Edgio 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 Edgio
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. Edgio is the result of the merger between well-known CDNs Edgecast and Limelight Networks and now a global edge platform with 300+ edge locations across the globe. The Edgio platform has four pillars: Delivery, Streaming, Security and AppOps.

Products

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Product Leaseweb Edgio
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Delivery
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Delivery
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Delivery
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Streaming
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Dynamic Imaging
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall Security
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. DDoS IP Protection Security
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Private CDN
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers App Edge

Network

Region Leaseweb Edgio
North America 6 18
Latin America 0 12
Europe 6 15
Russia & CIS 0 0
Asia excl. China 2 12
China 0 100
Oceania 0 3
Middle-East 0 3
Africa 0 2

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Leaseweb Edgio
Minimum contract term One month Unknown
Minimum monthly costs $49 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) $0.06 per GB Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB Unknown

Features

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Web acceleration Leaseweb Edgio
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started Available through Microsoft Azure
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Instant A few minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com No global Anycast Anycasted network (regional)
HTTP/2
WebSockets WebSockets docs
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6?
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend from origin or compress on the edge Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? HTTP and HTTPS HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Configure specific other Host header
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Single POP shield or multiple. Full control
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Origin Storage
Cache control - CDN caching Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Full and granular control
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble CDN serves cached if origin is down
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Instant most of the time Purge Speed
Purge - capabilities Purge per file and purge all Purge all, purge by directory, by file extension
Analytics Bandwidth, geo distribution and more Real-time, with many metrics in the UI
Log files One hour delay. Fetch via FTP < 60 seconds
API Purge, analytics, configuration Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Leaseweb Edgio
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Free. SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Non-SNI. Pricing is custom. Wildcard possible
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Free. SNI Pricing is custom
Token authentication Included as core feature
Geo blocking Included as core feature
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Included as core feature
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Supported via special configuration
IP white/blacklisting Included as core feature

Support

Customer support Leaseweb Edgio
Documentation Yes, public KB Yes, public
Humans 24/7 personal support via telephone and email. All customers get 24/7 email and phone support.