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QUANTIL versus Medianova

Easily compare QUANTIL and Medianova 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 Medianova
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). 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.

Products

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

Network

Region QUANTIL Medianova
North America 10 7
Latin America 0 1
Europe 6 13
Russia & CIS 1 1
Asia excl. China 22 2
China 550 0
Oceania 3 1
Middle-East 4 5
Africa 6 2

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration QUANTIL Medianova
Minimum contract term 12 months 12 months
Minimum monthly costs $1000 Varies by product and service
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown Confidential, market competitive
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown Confidential, market competitive
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown Not applicable

Features

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Web acceleration QUANTIL Medianova
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 One to three minutes
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
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes No
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Yes Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
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 Can be different from origin host
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 FTP, SFTP, Rsync
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 Yes Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Sortof/partially Sometimes takes up to 10 min Yes Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute
Purge - capabilities Yes Sortof/partially Purge file paths, purge all
Analytics Yes Many metrics. API outputs near real-time data. The customer portal is updated every 1-2 hours Yes Near real-time
Log files Sortof/partially Delay is 1-3 hours. Download through API or from portal Yes Not by default, only on request
API Sortof/partially XML output Yes Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding
HTTPS & Content Protection QUANTIL Medianova
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Yes Free (not 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 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 Streaming
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Yes Streaming
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 Streaming

Support

Customer support QUANTIL Medianova
Documentation Yes Yes, but not everything is public. API docs are public. Yes Yes, public
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 All customers get 24/7 email support with 3 minutes response time and access to Technical Account Managers