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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

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

Network

Region QUANTIL Medianova
North America 10 6
Latin America 0 0
Europe 6 10
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia, excl China 15 1
China 550 0
Oceania 3 1
Middle-East 4 4
Africa 6 0

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

Web acceleration QUANTIL Medianova
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially Depends on number of POPs turned on Available/supported 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 Available/supported
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 Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
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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 Can be different from origin host
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 FTP, SFTP, Rsync
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Available/supported
Cache control - client caching Available/supported Available/supported
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 Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Partially Sometimes takes up to 10 min Available/supported Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute
Purge - capabilities Available/supported Partially Purge file paths, purge all
Analytics Available/supported Many metrics. API outputs near real-time data. The customer portal is updated every 1-2 hours Available/supported Near real-time
Log files Partially Delay is 1-3 hours. Download through API or from portal Available/supported Not by default, only on request
API Partially XML output Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding
HTTPS & Content Protection QUANTIL Medianova
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Available/supported Available/supported Free (not 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 SNI
Token authentication Available/supported
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Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported
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Available/supported Streaming
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Available/supported Streaming
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 Streaming

Support

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