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Medianova versus ArvanCloud

Easily compare Medianova and ArvanCloud 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 Medianova ArvanCloud
Short profile 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. ArvanCloud is global provider of cloud services, including CDN, Security and DNS. ArvanCloud wants to stand out in the CDN market with low pricing and excellent customer support. Their anycasted network has POPs on several continents. Later in 2020 a new POP will launch in Pakistan and ArvanCloud will expand its presence in India and Turkey.

Products

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product Medianova ArvanCloud
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Dynamic Site Acceleration Yes
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 Internet Live Streaming Yes Live Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Video on Demand Yes Video Platform
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Yes Image Optimization Sortof/partially
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No Yes Cloud DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall No Yes Cloud Security
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Yes Cloud Security
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Yes Private CDN Yes
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown No

Network

Region Medianova ArvanCloud
North America 7 3
Latin America 1 0
Europe 13 3
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia excl. China 2 4
China 0 0
Oceania 1 1
Middle-East 5 5
Africa 2 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Medianova ArvanCloud
Minimum contract term 12 months None
Minimum monthly costs Varies by product and service None
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown $0.0014 per 10k requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown $0.037 - $0.05 per GB
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Confidential, market competitive $0.037 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Confidential, market competitive $0.05 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) Not applicable Not applicable

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Medianova ArvanCloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes One to three minutes Yes Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Yes Yes Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? No Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Compress on the fly. Brotli support! Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip IP address as origin is possible
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Can be different from origin host Yes 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 Yes No
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes FTP, SFTP, Rsync Extra costs Object Storage service. $0.023 per GB
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Yes
Cache control - client caching Yes Yes
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes Cache-Control extensions support Sortof/partially Always Online feature can be turned on.
tooltip No Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute Yes Purging takes ~10 seconds
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge file paths, purge all Sortof/partially Purge all and purge by directory, but not by tag or header
Analytics Yes Near real-time Yes Near real-time
tooltip Insight into Origin Server Response Time
Log files Yes Not by default, only on request Sortof/partially Pushed to customer's syslog server in real-time
tooltip Free in paid plans
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding Yes Purge, analytics and configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Medianova ArvanCloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Free (not SNI) Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate No Yes Free. SNI
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes SNI Yes Free. SNI. EV cert is possible
Token authentication Yes Yes
Geo blocking Yes Streaming Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Streaming No
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Streaming Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product

Support

Customer support Medianova ArvanCloud
Documentation Yes Yes, public Yes Yes, public and available in English and Persian/Farsi languages
Humans Yes All customers get 24/7 email support with 3 minutes response time and access to Technical Account Managers Yes Phone support is available. Service level depends on customer's price plan