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Imperva versus Tencent Cloud

Easily compare Imperva and Tencent Cloud 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 Imperva Tencent Cloud
Short profile Imperva's CDN (formerly Incapsula) makes your websites and applications faster, more reliable and safer. A global network of servers provides content caching, load balancing and failover, while an enterprise-grade cloud web application firewall and DDoS protection safeguard your site from the latest threats. Tencent Cloud is a leading global CDN that has resources distributed in 50+ countries and the highest service volume of all CDNs in Asia. It has a massive network with 1,100+ nodes in mainland China, extending beyond major ISPs to more than a dozen local providers.

Products

  • Yes = Yes
  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Unknown = Unknown
Product Imperva Tencent Cloud
Dynamic content deliveryNon-cacheable content delivery. User login, shopping cart ... Yes Content Delivery Network Yes ECDN (Enterprise CDN)
Small file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of small files (file size <1 MB) Yes Content Caching Yes CDN
Large file deliveryStatic object delivery; caching of large files (file size >1 MB) Yes Yes CDN
Live videoDelivery of live video. RTMP? Transcoding/transmuxing? No Yes LVB (Live Video Broadcast )
Video on demandDelivery of on demand video No Yes VOD
Image OptimizationAutomatic image transformation/compression/optimization Yes Image Compression No
DNSAuthoritative DNS for customer domain Sortof/partially Name Server (NS) Protection
tooltip Name Server (NS) Protection is a secure proxy in front of your authoritative DNS
Yes DNSpod
WAFWeb Application Firewall Yes Web Application Firewall Yes WAF
Anti-DDoSDDoS attack protection. Specific product(s) for this. Yes DDoS Protection Yes Anti-DDoS Advanced
tooltip Anti-DDoS Pro also available
Private CDNDedicated edge resources & custom configs No No
Edge ComputeRun your code on CDN edge servers Unknown Sortof/partially Serverless Cloud Function

Network

Region Imperva Tencent Cloud
North America 11 11
Latin America 3 2
Europe 11 6
Russia & CIS 1 1
Asia excl. China 11 21
China 0 1100
Oceania 3 1
Middle-East 3 4
Africa 1 1

Pricing

Pricing & contract duration Imperva Tencent Cloud
Minimum contract term Unknown None
Minimum monthly costs Unknown None
Requests costsCustomers pay for client to CDN requests Unknown None
Ingress costsCustomers pay for origin-to-CDN bytes transferred Unknown None
NA/EU traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.045 per GB
APAC traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.067 - $0.09 per GB (varies per region)
LATAM traffic (low volume) Unknown $0.11 per GB

Features

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  • Sortof/partially = Sort of/partially
  • No = No
  • Extra costs = Extra costs
  • Unknown = Unknown
Web acceleration Imperva Tencent Cloud
Instant setupSign up, configure, start testing. Yes Yes Self-service, credit card required
Change propagation delayHow fast do config changes propagate to all POPs? Yes Instant Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Apex/root domain OK Blog: Root domain on CDN and performanceNo performance degradation when using http(s)://domain.com Yes Anycasted network (regional) Sortof/partially Use DNSPod for DNS
HTTP/2 Yes FAQ Yes
IPv6Do the edge servers have IPv6? Yes IPv6 support Unknown
Compression CDN Guide: CompressionReduce file size for faster delivery Yes Compress on the edge Yes Resend from origin, or compress on edge
tooltip Fetch compressed or uncompressed from origin (configurable)
Origin pull - protocolHTTP only or HTTPS possible too? Yes HTTP and HTTPS.
tooltip Can be IP address
Yes HTTP, HTTPS, match protocol
Origin pull - Host headerUse client > edge value? Set specific value? Yes Can configure specific other Host header.
tooltip Forward client request Host header is possible
Yes Can be IP address or hostname
tooltip Can be same host as in client-to-CDN requests
Origin ShieldOne POP pulls from origin, other POPs pull from the shield POP Extra costs Sortof/partially Custom implementation by Tencent DevOps team
Push / uploadStore your content directly on CDN, no customer origin No Yes Cloud Object Storage with free tier. Upload in the portal or via API
Cache control - CDN caching Yes Granular control/override rules possible Yes Full and granular control
Cache control - client caching Yes Granular control/override rules possible Yes Full and granular control
Serve Stale CDN Guide: Serve StaleCDN serves cached but expired content in case origin is in trouble Yes Sortof/partially Serve stale if origin sends 5xx
Purge CDN Guide: PurgeInvalidate or delete cached objects on CDN Yes Instant Sortof/partially 5 minutes
Purge - capabilities Yes Purge all, by directory, by file extension, by tag(s) Sortof/partially Purge all, purge by directory
Analytics Yes Real time perf and security events dashboard Yes Many metrics available in console and via API
Log files Yes Available via UI, API, or full SIEM integration
tooltip Logs are not delayed
Yes W3C formatted. Available for download in console and via API. Log roll period and delay depends on traffic volume.
API Yes Purge, analytics, configuration Yes Purge, configuration, analytics, logs
HTTPS & Content Protection Imperva Tencent Cloud
CDN domain HTTPSUse the CDN's domain, like cloudfront.net Yes CDN and SSL/TLS Yes
Customer domain HTTPSYour domain in the CDN's certificate Yes Yes SNI. First 20 DV certs are free. Wildcard allowed
tooltip TrustAsia is the Certificate Authority
Customer cert HTTPSYour certificate on the CDN Yes Yes SNI and free. Wildcard allowed.
Token authentication Yes Via authentication header Yes 4 types of token/URL signing available
Geo blocking Yes Sortof/partially Not self-service, support is needed
Hotlink protectionThird parties cannot deeplink to your content Yes Yes Based on Referrer or IP address
Basic authenticationUser logs in on the CDN to get content Yes Two Factor Authentication No
IP white/blacklisting Yes IP address/ranges/subnets, self-service in UI Yes Console and API. Block/allow individual IPs and IP ranges

Support

Customer support Imperva Tencent Cloud
Documentation Yes Yes, public Yes Good, extensive and public documentation
Humans Yes Imperva’s team of support engineers deliver technical assistance 24x7x365 via phone, email, or online via the self service portal Yes 24/7 support via the console. Multiple VIP support packages are available