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QUANTIL versus ArvanCloud

Easily compare QUANTIL 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 QUANTIL ArvanCloud
Short profile QUANTIL launched their CDN services in 2012. They have a strong focus on live stream delivery with continued support for RTMP, L-HLS, HDS, HTTP TS and HTTP FLV. QUANTIL has a full-featured IPv4+IPv6 network and a big network of POPs in 34 countries including mainland China (ChinaNetCenter). 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 QUANTIL ArvanCloud
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Website 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 Download Acceleration Yes CDN
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Live Stream Acceleration Yes Live Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Video On Demand Acceleration Yes Video Platform
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization No Sortof/partially
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No Yes Cloud DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Yes Cloud Security
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Cloud Security Yes Cloud Security
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Unknown Yes
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown No

Network

Region QUANTIL ArvanCloud
North America 10 3
Latin America 0 0
Europe 6 3
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia excl. China 22 4
China 550 0
Oceania 3 1
Middle-East 4 5
Africa 6 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration QUANTIL ArvanCloud
Minimum contract term 12 months None
Minimum monthly costs $1000 None
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None $0.0014 per 10k requests
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None $0.037 - $0.05 per GB
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.037 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.05 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown Not applicable

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration QUANTIL ArvanCloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially Depends on number of POPs turned on Yes Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Extra costs Purchase auth DNS that integrates with their CDN Yes Anycasted network
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip IP address as origin is possible
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes 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 Sortof/partially Custom config, done by their support team No
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs One-time $500 setup fee, $150/TB per month 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 Sortof/partially Custom config, done by their support team 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 Sortof/partially Sometimes takes up to 10 min Yes Purging takes ~10 seconds
Purge - capabilities Yes Sortof/partially Purge all and purge by directory, but not by tag or header
Analytics Yes Many metrics. API outputs near real-time data. The customer portal is updated every 1-2 hours Yes Near real-time
tooltip Insight into Origin Server Response Time
Log files Sortof/partially Delay is 1-3 hours. Download through API or from portal Sortof/partially Pushed to customer's syslog server in real-time
tooltip Free in paid plans
API Sortof/partially XML output Yes Purge, analytics and configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection QUANTIL ArvanCloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing Yes Free. SNI
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing Yes Free. SNI. EV cert is possible
Token authentication Yes
tooltip Available for ingress and egress points of the CDN. MD5 and SHA256
Yes
Geo blocking Yes
tooltip Customers can provide a list regions and/or countries to whitelist and/or blacklist
Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes No
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Yes
tooltip Whitelist and/or blacklist IP address. Self-configure.
Extra costs Part of the Cloud Security product

Support

Customer support QUANTIL ArvanCloud
Documentation Yes Yes, but not everything is public. API docs are public. Yes Yes, public and available in English and Persian/Farsi languages
Humans Sortof/partially Standard support (Monday to Friday, 9-6 pm PST) for small customers, and emergency support (24/7) for large customers. Support Availability. Yes Phone support is available. Service level depends on customer's price plan