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Leaseweb versus Tencent Cloud

Easily compare Leaseweb and Tencent Cloud 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 Tencent Cloud
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. Tencent Cloud is a leading global CDN that has resources distributed in 50+ countries and the highest service volume of all CDNs in Asia. It has a massive network with 1,100+ nodes in mainland China, extending beyond major ISPs to more than a dozen local providers.

Products

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product Leaseweb Tencent Cloud
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Sortof/partially Yes ECDN (Enterprise CDN)
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Yes CDN
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Yes CDN
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Yes LVB (Live Video Broadcast )
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Yes VOD
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization No No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No Yes DNSpod
WAFWeb Application Firewall Unknown Yes WAF
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Extra costs DDoS IP Protection Yes Anti-DDoS Advanced
tooltip Anti-DDoS Pro also available
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Yes Private CDN No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown Sortof/partially Serverless Cloud Function

Network

Region Leaseweb Tencent Cloud
North America 6 11
Latin America 0 2
Europe 6 6
Russia & CIS 0 1
Asia excl. China 2 21
China 0 1100
Oceania 0 1
Middle-East 0 4
Africa 0 1

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Leaseweb Tencent Cloud
Minimum contract term One month None
Minimum monthly costs $49 None
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 $0.045 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.067 - $0.09 per GB (varies per region)
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.06 per GB $0.11 per GB

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Leaseweb Tencent Cloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started Yes Self-service, credit card required
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes Instant Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com No No global Anycast Sortof/partially Use DNSPod for DNS
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? No Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin or compress on the edge Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS Yes HTTP, HTTPS, match protocol
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Yes Can be IP address or hostname
tooltip Can be same host as in client-to-CDN requests
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Yes Sortof/partially Custom implementation by Tencent DevOps team
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Yes Cloud Object Storage with free tier. Upload in the portal or via API
Cache control - CDN caching Sortof/partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL Yes Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Sortof/partially Yes Full and granular control
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Sortof/partially CDN serves cached if origin is down Sortof/partially Serve stale if origin sends 5xx
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant most of the time Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge per file and purge all Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory
Analytics Yes Bandwidth, geo distribution and more Yes Many metrics available in console and via API
Log files Sortof/partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP Yes W3C formatted. Available for download in console and via API. Log roll period and delay depends on traffic volume.
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs
HTTPS & Content Protection Leaseweb Tencent Cloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Free. SNI Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate No Yes SNI. First 20 DV certs are free. Wildcard allowed
tooltip TrustAsia is the Certificate Authority
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Free. SNI Yes SNI and free. Wildcard allowed.
Token authentication Yes Yes 4 types of token/URL signing available
Geo blocking Yes Sortof/partially Not self-service, support is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Yes Based on Referrer or IP address
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Yes Console and API. Block/allow individual IPs and IP ranges

Support

Customer support Leaseweb Tencent Cloud
Documentation Yes Yes, public KB Yes Good, extensive and public documentation
Humans Yes 24/7 personal support via telephone and email. Yes 24/7 support via the console. Multiple VIP support packages are available