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BaishanCloud versus Verizon Media

Easily compare BaishanCloud and Verizon Media for POP locations, products, pricing, features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these content delivery networks.

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Company

Company BaishanCloud Verizon Media
Short profile BaishanCloud is a leading provider of cloud data services in China and around the world. As the only service provider based in China to be recognized by Gartner as possessing 'global' network capabilities, BaishanCloud is one of the fastest growing companies in the CDN space. The Verizon Media Platform is a division of Verizon. In 2013, Verizon acquired EdgeCast's Content Delivery Network (CDN) along with upLynk's video workflow technology to create a next-generation platform. This platform streamlines the streaming video workflow including encoding, SSAI and delivery, plus accelerates and secures websites and content for broadcasters, retailers and enterprises.

Products

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  • Unknown = Unknown
Product BaishanCloud Verizon Media
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Dynamic Acceleration Yes Network
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Cloud Delivery Yes Network
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Cloud Delivery Yes Network
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? Yes Streaming Yes Live Events
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video Yes Streaming Yes Encode
Image OptimizationAutomatic image compression/optimization Yes Cloud Delivery Yes Dynamic Imaging
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain No Available in Q4 2020 Yes DNS
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Cloud Security Yes Web Application Firewall
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes Cloud Security Yes DDoS
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown Sortof/partially Edge Compute
tooltip Rules and Lua scripting

Network

Region BaishanCloud Verizon Media
North America 11 16
Latin America 1 13
Europe 6 15
Russia & CIS 0 0
Asia excl. China 18 12
China 400 100
Oceania 4 3
Middle-East 2 3
Africa 1 1

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration BaishanCloud Verizon Media
Minimum contract term 12 months Unknown
Minimum monthly costs Unknown Unknown
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown Unknown
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown Unknown
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown Unknown
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown Unknown
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown Unknown

Features

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  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration BaishanCloud Verizon Media
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. No Account creation requires a BaishanCloud employee's assistance Sortof/partially Available through Microsoft Azure
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Sortof/partially 30 minutes Yes A few minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com No Yes Anycasted network (regional)
HTTP/2 Yes Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes Yes
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS Yes HTTP and HTTPS
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Configure specific other Host header
tooltip CDN can also forward client request Host header to origin
Yes Configure specific other Host header
Origin shieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Yes Extra costs Single POP shield or multiple. Full control
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin Yes Upload in the portal or via API Extra costs Origin Storage
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Full and granular control Yes Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Yes Full and granular control Yes Full and granular control
Serve stale CDN Guide: Serve staleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes Cache-Control extensions support Yes
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instantly (<1 second) Yes No longer than 1 min, often much faster
Purge - capabilities Yes Purge all, purge by directory, soft purge Yes Purge all, purge by directory, by file extension
Analytics Yes Many metrics in the UI Yes Real-time, with many metrics in the UI
Log files Yes Available for download in Portal or via API. Format can be customized. Yes < 60 seconds
API Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs Yes Purge, analytics, configuration
HTTPS & Content Protection BaishanCloud Verizon Media
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net No Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Extra costs SNI. Pricing is custom. Extra costs Non-SNI. Pricing is custom. Wildcard possible
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Extra costs Pricing is custom Extra costs Pricing is custom
Token authentication Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes Included as core feature
Geo blocking Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes Included as core feature
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes Included as core feature
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Yes Not self-service, support is needed Extra costs Supported via special configuration
IP white/blacklisting Yes Not self-service, support is needed Yes Included as core feature

Support

Customer support BaishanCloud Verizon Media
Documentation Sortof/partially Good documentation but not public Yes Yes, public
Humans Yes 24/7 email support and phone support. Multiple support packages are available Yes All customers get 24/7 email and phone support.