Rackspace compared to Medianova

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of Rackspace and Medianova. 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 Rackspace Medianova
PoPs 200 Unknown
Purge All Fully supported Unknown
Instant Purge Unknown Unknown
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Not supported Not supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Unknown
HTTP/2 Protocol Not supported Not supported
SPDY Protocol Not supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Fully supported Unknown
Real time statistics Unknown Fully supported
Online signup Fully supported Not supported
API Purge, Statistics, Configuration Management Unknown
Custom CNAMEs Unknown Unknown
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Additional costs
Wildcard SSL Certificates Fully supported Additional costs
Support 24/7/365 Phone and Email support Fanatic Support 24/7/365
Video On Demand (VoD) Not supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Not supported Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Not supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Not supported Not supported
Storage Additional costs Additional costs

Pricing Rackspace vs Medianova

Rackspace Medianova
Global flat fee N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) $0.10 per GB (EMEA) N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) $0.02 per GB (EMEA, 5PB+) N/A
APAC Traffic $0.16 per GB, $0.019 (India) N/A
LATAM Traffic $0.27 per GB N/A
Extra costs 10,000 HTTP at requests $0.0075-$0.0165 (varies per region) 10,000 HTTPS requests at $0.01-$0.022 (varies per region) N/A

RACKSPACE Description

Texas-based cloud computing company Rackspace was founded in 1998 and is quite the household name. With their ‘Fanatical Support’ concept, the company distinguishes itself from its competitors by offering to focus on service and support rather than technology.

The core businesses of Rackspace are dedicated servers and cloud servers, though the company has a large portfolio with web services. Among others, the company offers website hosting, application migration, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Apps hosting, database and data analytics, email hosting and CDN services.

The company’s CDN is powered by Akamai, and Rackspace resells a custom map with 200 points-of-presence (PoPs):

  • 77 North American locations
  • 36 European locations
  • 73 Middle Eastern and APAC locations
  • 15 South American locations

Note that a limitation to the Rackspace CDN is that clients can only add up to 10 domains (resources) per service.

Rackspace offers a free web-based application called Rackspace Marketplace that enables clients to manage a variety of business applications in a single place. Some of the partnered apps in the Marketplace can also be purchased directly via Rackspace. Currently, the Rackspace Marketplace has integrations with:

CDNs

Other * New Relic * Cedexis * Neustar UltraDNS * Dynatrace * W3 Total Cache

MEDIANOVA Description

Medianova was founded in 2005 by a team of entrepreneurs with a background in live football games. Operating in the web games market, the team had a need for streaming backbone services, and Medianova was born. The company is specialised in video and audio streaming solutions, and live encoding and streaming, and has a CDN.

The company is headquartered in İstanbul, and claims they have a 60% market share in Turkey, within the CDN and streaming market.

Medianova has a strong presence in Turkey, and the network coverage of their CDN is also concentrated in Turkey and EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) region.

As to their exact network map, there is no information publicly available.

While Medianova predominantly caters to the video and audio market, it also offers:

  • static content acceleration (branded MNCDN)
  • dynamic content acceleration (branded Aksela)
  • cloud storage
  • cloud hosting (branded LeaseCloud)

Customers of Medianova include, or have included Turkcell, Vodafone, Turkish Economy Bank, Milliyet, FOX Turkey, Çiçek Sepeti, NTV, Star TV, İzlesene, Enocta and Fizy (now Turkcell Müzik).

MEDIANOVA Resellers

Medianova works with a few resellers to distribute their products. Warpcache is one of their partners and offers Medianova services both separately, and integrated in their multi-CDN solution.

Medianova’s stronger presence in Turkey makes them an excellent provide to have in a multi-CDN mix, while the company does not have a global network.

For Medianova CDN pricing, a custom quote or simply more information about regional or global content delivery, get in touch with Warpcache here.

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