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Tata Communications is a full service, carrier grade, global CDN that has been in operation since their acquisition of BitGravity in 2012. The CDN rides on Tata’s global infrastructure which is the largest Tier 1 network in the world. Tata’s ownership of the network and peering relationships enable it to be very competitive when it comes to price.
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Tata Communications Products

Tata Communications provides streaming and small/large file delivery CDN services. Video delivery over RTMP is supported, as well as HDS, HLS and Dash. Tata also has DVR playback and real-time video delivery analytics.

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Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Dynamic Site Acceleration
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Whole Site Acceleration
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Large Object Rapid Delivery
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Live Streaming
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Video On Demand
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain
WAFWeb Application Firewall CDN Security
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. CDN Security
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers

Tata Communications Network

Tata Communications has POPs in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Oceania. Their presence in India is very strong with 6 POPs and 4 more planned. Tata also has new POPs planned for Brazil, Malaysia, Toronto and Denver.

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* = planned POPs
** = multiple POPs

North America 8 locations in 1 country
United States flag United States Ashburn - Atlanta - Chicago - Dallas - Los Angeles - Miami - New York - Santa Clara
Latin America No edge servers
Europe 4 locations in 4 countries
Germany flag Germany Frankfurt
France flag France Paris
United Kingdom flag United Kingdom London
Netherlands flag Netherlands Amsterdam
Russia & CIS No edge servers
Asia excl. China 10 locations in 5 countries
Hong Kong flag Hong Kong Hong Kong
Japan flag Japan Tokyo
India flag India Bangalore - Chennai - Hyderabad - Kolkata - Mumbai - New Delhi
Singapore flag Singapore Singapore
Taiwan flag Taiwan Taipei
China No edge servers
Oceania 1 location in 1 country
Australia flag Australia Sydney
Middle East 1 location in 1 country
Saudi Arabia flag Saudi Arabia Jeddah
Africa No edge servers

Tata Communications Pricing

Tata Communications offers highly competitive prices customized to your business requirements. One or two-week free trial is available. Get in touch to learn more about their services and prices.
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Pricing & contract duration
Minimum contract term Unknown
Minimum monthly costs Unknown
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown

Tata Communications Features

Tata Communications has a wide range of features including geo blocking and IP white/blacklisting. The UI has many configuration and customization options for small and large file delivery.

View the tables below for more insight into the features Tata Communications supports.
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Web acceleration
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing.
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? <10 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performance No performance degradation when using http(s):// Global Anycasted network
tooltip Tata recommends against root domain though, as they may make changes in DNS at any time
HTTP/2 End of 2017
WebSockets CDN Guide: WebSockets Technology for bidirectional communication in client-server apps
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6?
Compression CDN Guide: Compression Reduce file size for faster delivery Resend from origin
tooltip Always fetch compressed from origin
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Can't configure specific other Host header
Origin Shield CDN Guide: Origin Shield One POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Tiered architecture, not single POP shield
tooltip Tata support is needed to enable/configure this
Waiting RoomDuring peak traffic, route users to a virtual waiting room
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin
Cache control - CDN caching Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Full and granular control
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve Stale CDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble
Purge CDN Guide: Purge Invalidate or delete cached objects on CDN No longer than 2 mins, often much faster
Purge - capabilities Purge all, purge by directory, not by tag or header
Analytics Many metrics in the UI
tooltip 2 seconds refresh ('instant') possible at extra charge
Log files Refreshed every 24h. Available via FTP
tooltip 15m refresh possible at extra charge
API Purge, configuration. Not analytics
HTTPS & Content Protection
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN SNI. Pricing is custom.
tooltip Update cert via UI or API
Token authentication
Geo blocking
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Their support team is needed
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content
IP white/blacklisting White or black listing. IP addresses and CIDR blocks
tooltip Customer can configure self in UI

Tata Communications Support

Tata Communications provides support via email and phone to all customers. Large customers may get additional support.

Documentation Some documentation, not public
Human support All customers get 24/7 email and phone support.
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