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SwiftServe versus Medianova

Easily compare SwiftServe 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 SwiftServe Medianova
Short profile SwiftServe CDN, operated by Conversant, has a strong POP presence in Asia and especially Indonesia. Their services include web acceleration, file download optimisation, video on demand (VoD) and live streaming. Conversant operates the largest CDN Federation in Asia. 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 SwiftServe Medianova
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Partially 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 Not available/supported Not available/supported
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Not available/supported Available/supported
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Available/supported Available/supported

Network

Region SwiftServe Medianova
North America 2 6
Latin America 0 0
Europe 1 10
Russia & CIS 0 0
Asia, excl China 20 1
China 1 0
Oceania 0 1
Middle-East 0 4
Africa 1 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration SwiftServe Medianova
Minimum contract term 12 months 12 months
Minimum monthly costs Unknown 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 SwiftServe Medianova
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported Available/supported
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially 15 minutes 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 Not available/supported Available/supported
HTTP/2 Not available/supported Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Not available/supported Not available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend from origin or compress on edge Compress on the fly. Brotli support!
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Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Partially Can't configure specific other Host header Available/supported Can be different from origin host
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Not available/supported Available/supported
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Partially FTP or upload in portal. Storage costs apply Available/supported FTP, SFTP, Rsync
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported Set override caching rules. Per file type. 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 Not available/supported Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Available/supported Up to 15 minutes Available/supported Instant. Purge all may take up to 1 minute
Purge - capabilities Partially Purge file, all and by directory Partially Purge file paths, purge all
Analytics Partially Updated daily or hourly (premium)
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Available/supported Near real-time
Log files Extra costs Logs are daily Available/supported Not by default, only on request
API Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration Available/supported Purge, analytics, configuration, encoding
HTTPS & Content Protection SwiftServe Medianova
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Not available/supported Available/supported Free (not SNI)
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs Not available/supported
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Not available/supported Available/supported SNI
Token authentication Available/supported Available/supported
Geo blocking Available/supported Available/supported Streaming
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Not 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 Available/supported Streaming

Support

Customer support SwiftServe Medianova
Documentation Partially Yes, but not public Available/supported Yes, public
Humans Available/supported All customers get email support. 24/7 phone support is available (costs extra) Available/supported All customers get 24/7 email support with 3 minutes response time and access to Technical Account Managers