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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

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rating 4

  • Instant, agile, programmable, and secure platform based on varnish
  • Fast responding support
  • Fully self provisioning from Online Admin and API

Cons

  • Phone and Non Standard support comes at an additional cost
  • Charges an additional fee for every 10K generated requests

performance

Data by Cedexis. 6 December 2022
Response Time, ms
  • 42 North America 22
  • 23 Oceania 13
  • 36 Europe 17
  • 29 Asia 21
  • 54 Africa 63
  • 38 South America 24
Response Time, ms
  • North America 42
  • Oceania 23
  • Europe 36
  • Asia 29
  • Africa 54
  • South America 38
Response Time, ms
  • North America 22
  • Oceania 13
  • Europe 17
  • Asia 21
  • Africa 63
  • South America 24
Availability, %
  • 98.25 North America 99.80
  • 99.19 Oceania 99.87
  • 99.22 Europe 99.60
  • 99.07 Asia 93.54
  • 91.38 Africa 98.99
  • 92.83 South America 99.36
Availability, %
  • North America 98.25
  • Oceania 99.19
  • Europe 99.22
  • Asia 99.07
  • Africa 91.38
  • South America 92.83
Availability, %
  • North America 99.80
  • Oceania 99.87
  • Europe 99.60
  • Asia 93.54
  • Africa 98.99
  • South America 99.36
Throughput, Mbps
  • 5,844.00 North America 17,049.00
  • 11,111.00 Oceania 19,370.00
  • 23,092.00 Europe 35,622.00
  • 10,162.00 Asia 7,999.00
  • 1,856.00 Africa 3,251.00
  • 7,979.00 South America 22,346.00
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America 5,844.00
  • Oceania 11,111.00
  • Europe 23,092.00
  • Asia 10,162.00
  • Africa 1,856.00
  • South America 7,979.00
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America 17,049.00
  • Oceania 19,370.00
  • Europe 35,622.00
  • Asia 7,999.00
  • Africa 3,251.00
  • South America 22,346.00

edge locations

Last updated July, 2018

Ashburn, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Jose, Seattle

Paris, Frankfurt, London

No POPs

Anhui, Beijing, Changchun, Chongqing, Dallying, Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hebei, Hefei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Inner, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Mongolia, Nanjing, Qinghai, Shanghai, Shanxi, Sichuan, Urumqi, Wuhan, Xian, Xinjiang, Yinchuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang

Sao Paulo

No POPs

No POPs

Honk Kong, Jakarta, Kaohsiung, Kuala Lumpur, Mongolia, Philippines, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Thailand, Tokyo, Vietnam

Ashburn (2x), Atlanta (2x), Boston, Chicago (2x), Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles (2x), Miami, Minneapolis, Montreal, New York (2x), San Jose (2x), Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver

Amsterdam, Franfurt (2x), London (2x), Madrid, Paris, Stockholm

No POPs

No POPs

Sao Paulo, Santiago, Rio de Janeiro

Cape Town, Johannesburg

Dubai

Auckland, Brisbane, Chennai, Dubai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Mumbai, Osaka, Perth, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo (2x) and Wellington

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.