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provider’s focus

  • Supported
  • Additional Cost
  • Web 22
  • Streaming 21
  • Reseller 1
  • Private 9
  • Federation 3
  • Security 11
  • Telco 3
  • Hosting 4
  • Web 22
  • Streaming 21
  • Reseller 1
  • Private 9
  • Federation 3
  • Security 11
  • Telco 3
  • Hosting 4

pros

rating 4

  • Mature, scalable and established with truly global footprint
  • Great performance in Middle East, Africa, Latin America and China
  • Fast responding engineering support / NOC
  • Offer CDN, DNS and Security solutions

rating 5

Cons

  • 85% self provisioning online admin (Some service implementation or configuration require support intervention)

performance

Data by Cedexis. 6 December 2022
Response Time, ms
  • 26 North America 22
  • 16 Oceania 22
  • 19 Europe 16
  • 19 Asia 22
  • 84 Africa 61
  • 26 South America 21
Response Time, ms
  • North America 26
  • Oceania 16
  • Europe 19
  • Asia 19
  • Africa 84
  • South America 26
Response Time, ms
  • North America 22
  • Oceania 22
  • Europe 16
  • Asia 22
  • Africa 61
  • South America 21
Availability, %
  • 82.96 North America 99.61
  • 99.62 Oceania 99.42
  • 99.59 Europe 99.58
  • 91.94 Asia 93.22
  • 98.59 Africa 97.91
  • 99.24 South America 99.42
Availability, %
  • North America 82.96
  • Oceania 99.62
  • Europe 99.59
  • Asia 91.94
  • Africa 98.59
  • South America 99.24
Availability, %
  • North America 99.61
  • Oceania 99.42
  • Europe 99.58
  • Asia 93.22
  • Africa 97.91
  • South America 99.42
Throughput, Mbps
  • 12,852.00 North America 12,575.00
  • 13,174.00 Oceania 11,049.00
  • 31,252.00 Europe 29,608.00
  • 13,178.00 Asia 7,124.00
  • 3,717.00 Africa 3,594.00
  • 16,065.00 South America 14,869.00
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America 12,852.00
  • Oceania 13,174.00
  • Europe 31,252.00
  • Asia 13,178.00
  • Africa 3,717.00
  • South America 16,065.00
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America 12,575.00
  • Oceania 11,049.00
  • Europe 29,608.00
  • Asia 7,124.00
  • Africa 3,594.00
  • South America 14,869.00

edge locations

Last updated July, 2018

Ashburn(2), Atlanta (GA / 2), Chicago (IL / 2), Dallas (TX / 2), Los Angeles (CA / 2), Miami (FL / 2), New York (NY / 2), San José (CA / 2), Seattle (WA), Toronto (ON / Canada), Washington (DC)

Amsterdam (The Nederlands), Ankara (Turkey), Brussels (Belgium), Bucharest (Romania), Dublin (Ireland), Frankfurt (Germany / 3), Istanbul (Turkey), Lisbon (Portugal), London (United Kingdom / 2), Madrid (Spain), Milan (Italy), Palermo (Itlay), Paris (France / 3), Stockholm (Sweden), Warsaw (Poland)

Chelyabinsk, Chita, Kazan, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Perm, Petrozavodsk, Petropavlovsk, Pskov, Rostov, Samara, Tomsk, Veliki Novgorod, Voronezh, Yekaterinburg

Beijing, Changde, Chongquing, Dongguan, Ezhou, Foshan, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Jinan, Leshan, Shanghai, Shenyang, Taiyuan, Tangshan, Tianjin, Xian, Zhangjiagang, Zhengzhou

Buenos Aires (2), Lima, Medellin, Mexico City (Mexico), Rio de Janeiro (2), Santiago, Sao Paulo (2)

Cape Town, Dar es salaam, Jeddah, Johannesburg (2)

Ankara, Baghdad (2), Cairo, Doha, Dubai (3), Istambul, Kuwait, Muscat, Tel Aviv, Ulaanbaatar

Bangkok(5), Chennai (2), Hanoi, Hanoi, Hochimin(2), Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Jakarta, Jakarta, Kaohsiung, KualaLumpur(2), Manila,(2), Mumbai (2), Osaka, Seoul(5), Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Hong Kong, Tokyo(2)

Edge Locations: Ashburn, VA (3); Atlanta, GA (3); Boston, MA; Chicago, IL (2); Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (4); Denver, CO (2); Hayward, CA; Jacksonville, FL; Los Angeles, CA (3); Miami, FL (2); Minneapolis, MN; Montreal, QC; New York, NY (3); Newark, NJ (2); Palo Alto, CA; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; San Jose, CA; Seattle, WA (3); South Bend, IN; St. Louis, MO; Toronto, ON Regional Edge Caches: Virginia; Ohio; Oregon

Edge Locations: Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2); Berlin, Germany; Dublin, Ireland; Frankfurt, Germany (7); Helsinki, Finland; London, England (5); Madrid, Spain (2); Manchester, England; Marseille, France; Milan, Italy; Munich, Germany; Palermo, Italy; Paris, France (3); Prague, Czech Republic; Stockholm, Sweden (3); Vienna, Austria; Warsaw, Poland; Zurich, Switzerland Regional Edge Caches: Frankfurt, Germany; London, England

No POPs

No POPs

Edge Locations: São Paulo, Brazil (2); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2) Regional Edge Caches: São Paulo, Brazil

Edge Locations: Johannesburg, South Africa; Cape Town, South Africa

No POPs

Edge Locations: Bangalore, India; Chennai, India (2); Hong Kong, China (3); Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Mumbai, India (2); Manila, Philippines; Melbourne; New Delhi, India; Osaka, Japan; Perth; Sydney; Seoul, South Korea (4); Singapore (3); Taipei, Taiwan(3); Tokyo, Japan (8) Regional Edge Caches: Mumbai, India; Singapore; Seoul, Sydney; South Korea; Tokyo, Japan

supported services

  • Web 22
  • Streaming 21
  • Reseller 1
  • Private 9
  • Federation 3
  • Security 11
  • Telco 3
  • Hosting 4
  • Not Supported
  • Unknown
  • Supported
  • Additional Cost
  • Cacheable Content Acceleration Commonly referred as CDN, is the core service that brings cacheable content closer to the end-users either geographically or logically by caching content on CDN pops or edges so that is scalable, available and fast to deliver.
  • Non-Cacheable Content Acceleration CDN provider creates a persistent connection between customer origin and the closest CDN edge location to eliminate the tcp 3 way handshake and tcp slow start. then applies a series of tcp optimisations (multIPlexing, etc) between CDN edge locations to deliver non-cacheable content as fast and efficiently as possible to the end-users.
  • Shared CDN Domain SSL CDN provider generates a hostname that is used by customer to HTTPs. domain and SSL certificate belongs to CDN provider.
  • Shared IP SSL Hosting Commonly called SNI, your SSL certificate is hosted in each CDN pop/edge location on a shared IP among other certificates. SNI SSL it’s not supported by some older browsers like IE6 and it’s not as secure as dedicated IP.
  • Dedicated IP SSL Hosting your SSL certificate is hosted in each CDN pop/edge location on a dedicated IP and dedicated resources.
  • RTMP to RTMP Streaming customer origin publishes RTMP format and CDN provider delivers in RTMP format.
  • RTMP to HTTP Streaming customer origin publishes RTMP format and CDN provider transcode to HTTP and delivers in HTTP format.
  • HTTP to HTTP Streaming customer origin publishes HTTP format and CDN provider delivers in HTTP format .