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Tencent Cloud versus Leaseweb

Easily compare Tencent Cloud 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 Tencent Cloud Leaseweb
Short profile Tencent Cloud is a leading global CDN that has resources distributed in 50+ countries and the highest service volume of all CDNs in Asia. It has a massive network with 1,100+ nodes in mainland China, extending beyond major ISPs to more than a dozen local providers. 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

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product Tencent Cloud Leaseweb
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes ECDN (Enterprise CDN) Sortof/partially
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes CDN Yes
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes CDN Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes LVB (Live Video Broadcast ) Yes
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes VOD Yes
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization No No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Yes DNSpod No
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes WAF Unknown
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Anti-DDoS Advanced
tooltip Anti-DDoS Pro also available
Extra costs DDoS IP Protection
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No Yes Private CDN
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Sortof/partially Serverless Cloud Function Unknown

Network

Region Tencent Cloud Leaseweb
North America 11 6
Latin America 2 0
Europe 6 6
Russia & CIS 1 0
Asia excl. China 21 2
China 1100 0
Oceania 1 0
Middle-East 4 0
Africa 1 0

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Tencent Cloud Leaseweb
Minimum contract term None One month
Minimum monthly costs None $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) $0.045 per GB $0.06 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.067 - $0.09 per GB (varies per region) $0.06 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.11 per GB $0.06 per GB

Features

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Tencent Cloud Leaseweb
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Self-service, credit card required No Leaseweb needs 1 business day to get you started
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially 5 minutes Yes Instant
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Sortof/partially Use DNSPod for DNS No No global Anycast
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Unknown No
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Yes Resend from origin or compress on the edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP, HTTPS, match protocol Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Can be IP address or hostname
tooltip Can be same host as in client-to-CDN requests
Yes
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Sortof/partially Custom implementation by Tencent DevOps team Yes
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Cloud Object Storage with free tier. Upload in the portal or via API Yes
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Full and granular control Sortof/partially Can set max-age override and set 404 caching TTL
Cache control - client caching Yes Full and granular control Sortof/partially
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Sortof/partially Serve stale if origin sends 5xx Sortof/partially CDN serves cached if origin is down
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Sortof/partially 5 minutes Yes Instant most of the time
Purge - capabilities Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory Sortof/partially Purge per file and purge all
Analytics Yes Many metrics available in console and via API Yes Bandwidth, geo distribution and more
Log files Yes W3C formatted. Available for download in console and via API. Log roll period and delay depends on traffic volume. Sortof/partially One hour delay. Fetch via FTP
API Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs Yes Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection Tencent Cloud Leaseweb
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes Yes Free. SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes SNI. First 20 DV certs are free. Wildcard allowed
tooltip TrustAsia is the Certificate Authority
No
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes SNI and free. Wildcard allowed. Yes Free. SNI
Token authentication Yes 4 types of token/URL signing available Yes
Geo blocking Sortof/partially Not self-service, support is needed Yes
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Based on Referrer or IP address Yes
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No No
IP white/blacklisting Yes Console and API. Block/allow individual IPs and IP ranges Yes

Support

Customer support Tencent Cloud Leaseweb
Documentation Yes Good, extensive and public documentation Yes Yes, public KB
Humans Yes 24/7 support via the console. Multiple VIP support packages are available Yes 24/7 personal support via telephone and email.