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Medianova versus Leaseweb

Easily compare Medianova and Leaseweb 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 Leaseweb
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. 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.

Products

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

Network

Region Medianova Leaseweb
North America 6 6
Latin America 0 0
Europe 10 6
Russia & CIS 0 0
Asia, excl China 1 2
China 0 0
Oceania 1 0
Middle-East 4 0
Africa 0 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Medianova Leaseweb
Minimum contract term 12 months One month
Minimum monthly costs Varies by product and service $49
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Confidential, market competitive $0.06 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Confidential, market competitive $0.06 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) Not applicable $0.06 per GB

Features

Web acceleration Medianova Leaseweb
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Available/supported Not available/supported Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Available/supported One to three minutes Available/supported Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Available/supported Not available/supported No global Anycast
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 Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
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Available/supported Resend from origin or compress on the edge
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 Can be different from origin host Available/supported
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 FTP, SFTP, Rsync Available/supported
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Partially
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support Partially CDN serves cached if origin is down
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute Available/supported Instant most of the time
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge file paths, purge all Partially Purge per file and purge all
Analytics Available/supported Near real-time Available/supported Bandwidth, geo distribution and more
Log files Available/supported Not by default, only on request Partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Medianova Leaseweb
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Free (not SNI) Available/supported Free. 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 SNI Available/supported Free. SNI
Token authentication Available/supported Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Streaming Available/supported
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Streaming Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Streaming Available/supported

Support

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