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Company

Gcore is a global CDN with a focus on gaming: "We expand the geographical presence of your game and speed up downloads for your players". Gcore is headquartered in Luxembourg and employs 400+ people.
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Products

View the table below for more insight into Gcore products.
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  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Live Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes VoD
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Sortof/partially
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Yes DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes WAF
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes DDoS Protection
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers No

Network

Gcore has 140+ POPs on 6 continents, with a strong presence in the CIS countries. Total network capacity exceeds 110 Tbps and 11,000+ peering partners.
Gcore network map

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Region POPs Locations
North America 15 United States flag Ashburn - Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Denver - Los Angeles - Manassas - McAllen - Miami - Minneapolis - New York - San Jose - Seattle - Sunnyvale - Boston*
Canada flag Toronto
Latin America 10 Argentina flag Buenos Aires
Brazil flag Fortaleza - Rio de Janeiro - São Paulo - Porto Alegre*
Ecuador flag Guayaquil
Chile flag Santiago
Colombia flag Bogotá
Guatemala flag Guatemala City
Mexico flag Querétaro
Panama flag Panama City*
Peru flag Lima
Europe 17 Bulgaria flag Sofia
Cyprus flag Limassol - Nicosia
Czech Republic flag Prague
Germany flag Frankfurt
United Kingdom flag London
Spain flag Madrid
France flag Marseille - Paris
Hungary flag Budapest
Italy flag Milan - Palermo*
Luxembourg flag Luxembourg
Latvia flag Riga
Netherlands flag Amsterdam
Norway flag Oslo*
Poland flag Warsaw
Portugal flag Lisbon*
Romania flag Bucharest
Serbia flag Belgrade*
Sweden flag Stockholm
Slovenia flag Ljubljana*
Russia & CIS 36 Armenia flag Yerevan
Azerbaijan flag Baku
Georgia flag Sukhumi - Tbilisi
Kazakhstan flag Almaty - Nur-Sultan - Pavlodar
Kyrgyzstan flag Bishkek
Moldova flag Chișinău
Russia flag Angarsk - Barnaul - Chelyabinsk - Kazan - Khabarovsk - Krasnodar - Krasnoyarsk - Moscow - Nizhny Novgorod - Novosibirsk - Orel - Perm - Petrozavodsk - Pskov - Rostov - Samara - St Petersburg - Ufa - Vladivostok - Voronezh - Yekaterinburg - Irkutsk* - Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk*
Tajikistan flag Dushanbe
Turkmenistan flag Ashgabat*
Ukraine flag Kharkiv - Kiev - Lviv
Uzbekistan flag Tashkent
Belarus flag Minsk
Asia excl. China 13 Bangladesh flag Dhaka
Hong Kong flag Hong Kong
Indonesia flag Jakarta*
India flag Mumbai - Chennai* - New Delhi*
Japan flag Osaka - Tokyo
South Korea flag Seoul
Mongolia flag Ulaanbaatar
Nepal flag Kathmandu
Philippines flag Manila - Davao*
Pakistan flag Karachi*
Singapore flag Singapore
Thailand flag Bangkok
Taiwan flag Taipei*
Vietnam flag Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh
China 0
Oceania 2 Australia flag Melbourne - Sydney - Perth*
New Zealand flag Auckland*
Middle-East 10 United Arab Emirates flag Dubai
Israel flag Tel Aviv
Iraq flag Baghdad - Erbil
Jordan flag Amman
Kuwait flag Kuwait City
Oman flag Muscat
Palestinian Territory flag Ramallah*
Qatar flag Doha
Saudi Arabia flag Riyahd*
Syria flag Damascus*
Turkey flag Istanbul
Yemen flag Sanaʽa
Africa 3 Angola flag Luanda
Republic of the Congo flag Kinshasa*
Cameroon flag Yaoundé*
Djibouti flag Djibouti*
Egypt flag Cairo*
Ghana flag Accra*
Kenya flag Nairobi*
Libya flag Tripoli*
Nigeria flag Lagos
Togo flag Lomé*
Tunisia flag Tunis*
South Africa flag Johannesburg - Cape Town*
Zimbabwe flag Harare*

Pricing

Gcore pricing is simple and easy to understand, with no hidden costs and one global rate for all bytes delivered. Signup is completely self-service and there is no need to talk to a sales representative. You can get discounted rates based on a commit in an annual contract. Gcore has a PAYG plan and 3 plans with monthly commits. The info below is for their 1 TB/m at $25 plan.
Gcore pricing

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term None
Minimum monthly costs $25
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests First 1 billion free, more cost $0.0075/million
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Yes
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.025 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.025 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.025 per GB

Features

Gcore provides API-friendly control of the CDN and easy integration with Terraform.

View the tables below for more insight into the features Gcore supports.
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  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes ~15 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Sortof/partially Custom solution (host your DNS zone ...)
HTTP/2 Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Can be different from origin host
Origin ShieldCDN Guide: Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Unknown
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Origin or CDN controlled
Cache control - client caching Yes Origin or CDN controlled
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes Always Online
Purge CDN Guide: Purge Invalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Sortof/partially Purge Speed
Purge - capabilities Yes Purge all, directory, and by file type/pattern
Analytics Yes Many metrics, real-time updates
Log files Extra costs Export logs to your storage. Logs are exported at the end of each hour.
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate No
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Manage self in control panel
Token authentication Yes Secure Token
Geo blocking Yes Country Access Policy
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Referer Access Policy
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content No
IP white/blacklisting Yes IP Access Policy

Support

Responsive technical support, 24/7

Customer support
Documentation Yes Yes, public
Humans Yes Phone, chat and email support is free and available 24/7

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