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Founded in 2012, Kingsoft Cloud owns data centers and POPs around the globe, provides users services and solutions for vertical industries. Relying on technology accumulation, they focus on video and file delivery and support varied protocols including RTMP, HLS, HDS, HTTP TS and HTTP FLV.
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View the table below for more insight into Kingsoft Cloud products.
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  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Unknown
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Available/supported
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Available/supported
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Available/supported Live Stream Acceleration
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Available/supported Video On Demand Acceleration
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Partially Need to enable Kingsoft Standard Storage Service
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Unknown
WAFWeb Application Firewall Unknown
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Unknown
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs Unknown


Kingsoft Cloud has a huge amount of POPs in mainland China and a growing number of nodes outside China.
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Region POPs Locations
North America 5 United States Los Angeles - New York City - San Francisco - Seattle - Washington D.C.
Latin America 0
Europe 1 Germany Frankfurt
Russia & CIS 1 Russia Moscow
Asia, excl China 8 Hong Kong Hong Kong
Indonesia Jakarta
India Bangalore
Japan Tokyo
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Singapore Singapore
Thailand Bangkok
Taiwan Taipei
China 600 China
Oceania 0
Middle-East 1 United Arab Emirates Dubai
Africa 0


Kingsoft Cloud does not require annual contracts. The low volume pay-as-you-go rates are about the same as many other global CDNs. Get in touch to learn more about their services and prices.
Kingsoft Cloud

Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term No minimum
Minimum monthly costs No minimum
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) $0.03 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) $0.07 per GB
LATAM traffic (low volume) $0.08 per GB


Solid support for all the basic/core features. Kingsoft Cloud enables the customer to use a staging environment, free of charge.

View the tables below for more insight into the features Kingsoft Cloud supports.
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  • Available/supported = Yes
  • Partially = Sort of/partially
  • Not available/supported = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Not available/supported Account creation requires a Kingsoft Cloud employee's assistance
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Partially 5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s):// Not available/supported
HTTP/2 Available/supported
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Available/supported
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Resend, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Available/supported HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip Match protocol
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Available/supported Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Origin shieldCDN Guide: Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Available/supported Setup by a Kingsoft Cloud employee
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Available/supported Customers can use Kingsoft Standard Storage Service Product. Upload via API. $0.1 per GB stored
Cache control - CDN caching Available/supported By default, CDN honors origin headers
tooltip Full and granular control is possible
Cache control - client caching Available/supported By default, CDN honors origin headers
tooltip Full and granular control is possible
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Available/supported Cache-Control extensions support
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Partially Avg. purge time is 40s, 99.97% completed within 5 minutes
Purge - capabilities Available/supported Purge all, purge by directory, soft purge
Log files Available/supported Accessible via UI and API. Free
API Available/supported Purge, configuration, analytics, logs
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like Available/supported SNI
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom. EV cert possible
Token authentication Extra costs Support is needed, custom pricing
Geo blocking Extra costs Support is needed, custom pricing
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Available/supported Whitelist/blacklist on Referer header (max 100 entries)
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Not available/supported
IP white/blacklisting Available/supported Whitelist/blacklist on IP (max 100 entries)


Kingsoft Cloud provides support via email and phone to all customers.

Customer support
Documentation Partially Good documentation but not public
Humans Available/supported Free, 24/7 email support and phone support

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