ChinaCache compared to Mirror Image

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of ChinaCache and Mirror Image. We hope this helps you compare these two Content Delivery Networks. You can find additional tips that help you select the right CDN here.

Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features ChinaCache Mirror Image
PoPs 127 Unknown
Purge All Fully supported Unknown
Instant Purge Fully supported Fully supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Not supported Not supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Unknown Not supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Unknown Unknown
HTTP/2 Protocol Not supported Not supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Unknown Fully supported
Real time statistics Unknown Fully supported
Online signup Not supported Not supported
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Unknown
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported Unknown
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Unknown
Custom SSL Certificates Additional costs Unknown
Wildcard SSL Certificates Not supported Not supported
Support Email and Phone support Phone and Email support
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Additional costs Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Not supported Not supported
Storage Fully supported Not supported

Pricing ChinaCache vs Mirror Image

ChinaCache Mirror Image
Global flat fee N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A N/A
APAC Traffic N/A N/A
LATAM Traffic N/A N/A
Extra costs N/A N/A

CHINACACHE Description

Founded in 1998, ChinaCache is one of the earliest CDN providers in China. The company has a large coverage of mainland China, with additional points-of-presence (PoPs) in the rest of the world. The CDN services of ChinaCache are exploited through different divisions, such as NovaCDN and Webluker.

ChinaCache has a 120 points of presence (PoPs) in mainland China, in all major cities and regions of the country. They service well-known brands such as Big Fish Games, Uber, LinkedIn, Coach, Intel and Adobe.

Businesses operating their website in China require an Internet Content Provider (ICP) license. While not mandatory, Chinese Internet Service Providers are required to restrict access to sites without such a license. ChinaCache provides business with support to obtain an ICP license.

ChinaCache has offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, London and the US.

MIRROR IMAGE Description

Founded in 1997, Mirror Image Internet is a seasoned service provider with a large portfolio of web and hosting services. The company is principally owned by Xcelera Inc., and is headquartered in Massachusetts, US and has an European sales office in London.

The network map of Mirror Image is not made public on their website, and there is no information on the number of points-of-presence (PoPs). Based on performance comparisons, we think Mirror Image uses the Highwinds network, and add their own intelligence. Note that Mirror Image uses the term “Content Access Point (CAP) facilities” to refer to their PoPs.

Mirror Image Internet hold a variety of patents to protect its core technology. These concern Internet communication, web serving and the distributed selection of content servers.

The company offers features for video streaming and video-on-demand (VOD) through their miPUBLISHER platform. Large file download is also supported. Their control panel ClearVue Control Center includes real-time analytics and the necessary tooling to manage the CDN.

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