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Leaseweb versus Medianova

Easily compare Leaseweb and Medianova 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 Medianova
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. Medianova is originally a Turkey CDN, but in the last few years has grown quickly to become a global player with a strong presence in Europe. Medianova uses modern technologies like their patent pending Dockerized CDN Platform, HTTP/2, BBR and Brotli.

Products

Product Leaseweb Medianova
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 Not 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 Medianova
North America 6 6
Latin America 0 0
Europe 6 10
Russia & CIS 0 0
Asia, excl China 2 1
China 0 0
Oceania 0 1
Middle-East 0 4
Africa 0 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Leaseweb Medianova
Minimum contract term One month 12 months
Minimum monthly costs $49 Varies by product and service
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 Confidential, market competitive
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB Confidential, market competitive
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB Not applicable

Features

Web acceleration Leaseweb Medianova
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 One to three 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 Available/supported
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Not available/supported Not available/supported
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
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Available/supported Can be different from origin host
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 FTP, SFTP, Rsync
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 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 1 minute
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge per file and purge all Partially Purge file paths, purge all
Analytics Available/supported Bandwidth, geo distribution and more Available/supported Near real-time
Log files Partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP Available/supported Not by default, only on request
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding
HTTPS & Content Protection Leaseweb Medianova
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 Not available/supported
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Available/supported Free. SNI Available/supported SNI
Token authentication Available/supported Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Available/supported Streaming
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Available/supported Streaming
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Available/supported Streaming

Support

Customer support Leaseweb Medianova
Documentation Available/supported Yes, public KB Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported 24/7 personal support via telephone and email. Available/supported All customers get 24/7 email support with 3 minutes response time and access to Technical Account Managers