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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

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

rating 0

Cons

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

performance

Data by Cedexis. 7 August 2022
Response Time, ms
  • 25 North America N/A
  • 12 Oceania N/A
  • 21 Europe N/A
  • 28 Asia N/A
  • 129 Africa N/A
  • 36 South America N/A
Response Time, ms
  • North America 25
  • Oceania 12
  • Europe 21
  • Asia 28
  • Africa 129
  • South America 36
Response Time, ms
  • North America N/A
  • Oceania N/A
  • Europe N/A
  • Asia N/A
  • Africa N/A
  • South America N/A
Availability, %
  • 99.75 North America N/A
  • 99.61 Oceania N/A
  • 99.34 Europe N/A
  • 83.26 Asia N/A
  • 96.47 Africa N/A
  • 97.27 South America N/A
Availability, %
  • North America 99.75
  • Oceania 99.61
  • Europe 99.34
  • Asia 83.26
  • Africa 96.47
  • South America 97.27
Availability, %
  • North America N/A
  • Oceania N/A
  • Europe N/A
  • Asia N/A
  • Africa N/A
  • South America N/A
Throughput, Mbps
  • 14,563.00 North America N/A
  • 14,705.00 Oceania N/A
  • 13,967.00 Europe N/A
  • 7,790.00 Asia N/A
  • 3,584.00 Africa N/A
  • 11,008.00 South America N/A
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America 14,563.00
  • Oceania 14,705.00
  • Europe 13,967.00
  • Asia 7,790.00
  • Africa 3,584.00
  • South America 11,008.00
Throughput, Mbps
  • North America N/A
  • Oceania N/A
  • Europe N/A
  • Asia N/A
  • Africa N/A
  • South America N/A

edge locations

Last updated July, 2018

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

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

Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm

Moscow

No owned POPs

Sao Paulo

Cape Town

Tel Aviv

Chennai, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Perth, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo

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.