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QUANTIL versus Leaseweb

Easily compare QUANTIL 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 QUANTIL Leaseweb
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). 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

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Product QUANTIL Leaseweb
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Website Acceleration Sortof/partially
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Yes
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Download Acceleration Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Live Stream Acceleration Yes
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Video On Demand Acceleration Yes
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization No No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No No
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Extra costs Domain Protection
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Cloud Security Extra costs DDoS IP Protection
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Unknown No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown Unknown

Network

Region QUANTIL Leaseweb
North America 10 6
Latin America 0 0
Europe 6 6
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia excl. China 22 2
China 550 0
Oceania 3 0
Middle-East 4 0
Africa 6 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration QUANTIL Leaseweb
Minimum contract term 12 months One month
Minimum monthly costs $1000 $49
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) Unknown $0.06 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.06 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.06 per GB

Features

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Web acceleration QUANTIL Leaseweb
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No No Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started
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 No No global Anycast
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes No
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Yes Resend from origin or compress on the edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Yes
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Sortof/partially Custom config, done by their support team Yes
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs One-time $500 setup fee, $150/TB per month Yes
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Sortof/partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL
Cache control - client caching Yes Sortof/partially
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 CDN serves cached if origin is down
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Sortof/partially Sometimes takes up to 10 min Yes Instant most of the time
Purge - capabilities Yes Sortof/partially Purge per file and purge all
Analytics Yes Many metrics. API outputs near real-time data. The customer portal is updated every 1-2 hours Yes Bandwidth, geo distribution and more
Log files Sortof/partially Delay is 1-3 hours. Download through API or from portal Sortof/partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP
API Sortof/partially XML output Yes Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection QUANTIL Leaseweb
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Yes Free. SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing No
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing Yes Free. SNI
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
Yes
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Yes
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.
Yes

Support

Customer support QUANTIL Leaseweb
Documentation Yes Yes, but not everything is public. API docs are public. Yes Yes, public KB
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 24/7 personal support via telephone and email.