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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

rating 3.8

  • 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

Cons

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

performance

Data by Cedexis. 24 September 2021
Response Time, ms
  • N/A North America 27
  • N/A Oceania 19
  • N/A Europe 22
  • N/A Asia 35
  • N/A Africa 146
  • N/A South America 42
Response Time, ms
  • North America N/A
  • Oceania N/A
  • Europe N/A
  • Asia N/A
  • Africa N/A
  • South America N/A
Response Time, ms
  • North America 27
  • Oceania 19
  • Europe 22
  • Asia 35
  • Africa 146
  • South America 42
Availability, %
  • N/A North America 98.80
  • N/A Oceania 99.61
  • N/A Europe 98.99
  • N/A Asia 97.97
  • N/A Africa 96.27
  • N/A South America 98.09
Availability, %
  • North America N/A
  • Oceania N/A
  • Europe N/A
  • Asia N/A
  • Africa N/A
  • South America N/A
Availability, %
  • North America 98.80
  • Oceania 99.61
  • Europe 98.99
  • Asia 97.97
  • Africa 96.27
  • South America 98.09
Throughput, Mbps
  • N/A North America 11,518.00
  • N/A Oceania 8,159.00
  • N/A Europe 17,345.00
  • N/A Asia 10,577.00
  • N/A Africa 2,469.00
  • N/A South America 6,389.00
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America N/A
  • Oceania N/A
  • Europe N/A
  • Asia N/A
  • Africa N/A
  • South America N/A
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America 11,518.00
  • Oceania 8,159.00
  • Europe 17,345.00
  • Asia 10,577.00
  • Africa 2,469.00
  • South America 6,389.00

edge locations

Last updated July, 2018

Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fargo, Golden, Herndon, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Montreal, Newark, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, Sioux Falls, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, Tustin

Amsterdam, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Birmingham, Brentford, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hayes, Helsinki, Irlam, Leeds, London, Madrid, Manchester, Marseille, Milan, Milton Keynes, Munich, Omsk, Oslo, Paris, Prague, Reykjavik, Slough, Sofia, Stockholm, Valencia, Vienna, Warsaw, Woking, Zurich

Moscow, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg

No POPs

Aires, Bogota, Buenos, Lima, Mexico City, Quito, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Santiago

Cape Town, Djibouti, Johannesburg, Mombasa, Reunion Island

Baku, Doha, Dubai, Fujairah, Jeddah, Muscat

Brisbane, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Perth, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo

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)

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 .
  • Image Optimization CDN transforms customer images on demand at the edge. it can dynamically resize, convert, adjust quality, crop / trim, change orientations and image background colors, and much more.
  • DDoS Mitigation DDoS mitigation is a set of techniques or tools for resisting or mitigating the impact of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on networks attached to the internet by protecting the target and relay networks.