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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

Product QUANTIL 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 Not available/supported Not available/supported
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Not available/supported Not available/supported
WAFWeb Application Firewall Available/supported Extra costs
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Available/supported Extra costs
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Unknown Not available/supported

Network

Region QUANTIL Leaseweb
North America 10 6
Latin America 0 0
Europe 6 6
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia, excl China 15 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

Web acceleration QUANTIL Leaseweb
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not 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? Partially Depends on number of POPs turned on Available/supported 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 Not available/supported No global Anycast
HTTP/2 Available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported Not available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Available/supported Available/supported Resend from origin or compress on the edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Available/supported
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Partially Custom config, done by their support team Available/supported
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Extra costs One-time $500 setup fee, $150/TB per month 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 Partially Custom config, done by their support team Partially CDN serves cached if origin is down
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Partially Sometimes takes up to 10 min Available/supported Instant most of the time
Purge - capabilities Available/supported Partially Purge per file and purge all
Analytics Available/supported Many metrics. API outputs near real-time data. The customer portal is updated every 1-2 hours Available/supported Bandwidth, geo distribution and more
Log files Partially Delay is 1-3 hours. Download through API or from portal Partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP
API Partially XML output Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection QUANTIL Leaseweb
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Available/supported Free. SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing Not available/supported
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs SNI. Custom pricing Available/supported Free. SNI
Token authentication Available/supported
tooltip Available for ingress and egress points of the CDN. MD5 and SHA256
Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported
tooltip Customers can provide a list regions and/or countries to whitelist and/or blacklist
Available/supported
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Available/supported
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported
tooltip Whitelist and/or blacklist IP address. Self-configure.
Available/supported

Support

Customer support QUANTIL Leaseweb
Documentation Available/supported Yes, but not everything is public. API docs are public. Available/supported Yes, public KB
Humans Partially Standard support (Monday to Friday, 9-6 pm PST) for small customers, and emergency support (24/7) for large customers. Support Availability. Available/supported 24/7 personal support via telephone and email.