Level3 compared to Hibernia

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of Level3 and Hibernia. We hope this helps you compare these two Content Delivery Networks. You can find additional tips that help you select the right CDN here.

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Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features Level3 Hibernia
PoPs 98 26
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Not instant Fully supported
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Fully supported Fully supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Fully supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Not supported Fully supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Fully supported Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Fully supported
Online signup Not supported Not supported
API Unknown Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Unknown Fully supported
Support
  • Email and Phone support
  • Level3’s CDN Enhanced Support (paid)
E-mail and Phone support
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Fully supported Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Not supported Not supported
Storage Additional costs Coming soon

Pricing Level3 vs Hibernia

Level3 Hibernia
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

LEVEL3 Description

Level3 Communications is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and a provider of telecommunication services. The company was founded in 1885 and is currently headquartered in Colorado, in the United States. The Level3 brand is well-known; the company operates a large, physical network of the Internet and offers a wide range of networking services. Level3 is the network, and it owns a Tier 1 backbone and operates its own points-of-presence (PoPs). One notable customer of Level3 is Netflix.

Level3 has made some notable acquisitions, including companies such as Black Lotus (DDoS protection), TW Telecom (business Internet solutions), Genuity (AS1) and the CDN services business of Savvis - a subsidiary of CenturyLink that provides hosting and colocation services. The CDN was acquired in 2006 and is run by Level3 to this day. In 2016 Level3 has been acquired by CenturyLink.

Additional CDN-related services by Level3 include DDoS protection, SSL, Encryption, Geo Blocking, (live) video streaming and website acceleration.

Together with Fastly, CloudFlare, Highwinds, Akamai and EdgeCast, Level3 is part of the Google Cloud Platform CDN Interconnect program. The interconnection agreement between the backbones of both parties will benefit customers on both sides; traffic over these interconnects enjoys reduced latency and increased reliability compared to the public Internet. Clients using a Google Cloud origin receive a discount to their egress traffic when peering with Level3 or any other CDN that is part of the collaboration.

Level3 does not publish customer information. CDN overview has located some of customers of the CDN service, such as CloudVPS. We’ll keep the list updated.

HIBERNIA Description

Hibernia Networks is a CDN provider and cable operator, with next generation submarine and terrestrial networks throughout North America, Europe and Asia. The company has over 200 points of presence (PoPs) in 22 locations across the globe, connected by over 27,000 kilometers of fiber.

Hibernia Networks is owned by Constellation Ventures Partners (now part of Highbridge Capital Management) and Columbia Ventures Corporation (CVC), and is a subsidiary of the latter.

The company provides Dynamic synchronous Transfer Mode (DTM), carrier-grade IP transit, dedicated Ethernet and wavelengths services, and is a true end-to-end service provider. In 2015 the company completed their Hibernia Express cable, the first trans-atlantic cable to be built in the last decade. The new cable provides a new low latency connection between major commercial centers in Europe and North America, and utilises the latest generation of optical technologies. Zayo Group and Microsoft were among the cable’s first customers.

Hibernia Networks was founded in 2003 and has since then acquired Atrato IP Networks, MediaXstream and the Media Connect assets from TeliaSonera. The CDN service of Hibernia was launched in 2014.

HIBERNIA Resellers

A trusted Hibernia distribution partner is Cloakfusion. The Hibernia CDN is resold both separately and within an integrated multi-CDN solution. Get in touch with the Cloakfusion team here, to learn more about Hibernia and to request a custom quote.

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