2020-09Reserved Instances now launched on international console
Reserved instances (RI) are now released for CVMs for beta customers. This is a billing discount that can be applied to pay-as-you-go CVM instances under your account. RI automatically applies to running pay-as-you-go instances with matching attributes, so these instances will benefit from the discount during the purchased RI term. You can purchase and activate an RI for your existing CVM or directly buy an RI with no existing CVM. RIs provide you flexibility and significant savings compared to the pay-as-you-go billing mode.
2020-09Web Application Firewall: an intelligent one-stop enterprise website protection solution
In recent years, shorter application development cycles promoted by project management practices such as Agile and DevOps have limited the ability of the traditional Web Application Firewall (WAF) to protect enterprise applications. Tencent Cloud's CLB WAF solution can help tackle this dilemma. An AI-based and one-stop website protection service that helps users combat security threats, CLB WAF can effectively protect applications that are running behind Cloud Load Balancer (CLB), while intelligently keeping pace with the rapidly evolving security needs of enterprises.
2020-08CBS releases the Enhanced SSD disk type
CBS has released the new Enhanced SSD disk type, which has the latest storage engine design, NVMe SSD storage media and newest network infrastructure. It features lower latency, higher throughput, and data security up to 99.9999999%. Enhanced SSD is suitable for I/O intensive scenarios, such as big data analysis, mission-critical business systems, NoSQL applications, and video services with high requirements for storage bandwidth.
2020-08MediaPackage ensures professional and stable video packaging for distribution to global users
In the multiscreen world, delivering accessible and captivating video content applies to every facet of the service provider’s flywheel, and video packaging is one of the most important steps of the workflow. MediaPackage, a reliable and high-performance video packaging service built upon Tencent Cloud’s audiovisual technologies and globally deployed compute resources, can help video providers prepare and distribute videos easily, securely and effortlessly on a global scale.
2020-08GOA now launched on international console
Tencent Cloud Global Office Access (GOA) allows users to access organizational resources from any network around the world rapidly and securely with no VPN required. In addition to terminal authentication and access control modules, GOA leverages intelligent routing, multiplexing, and other network acceleration technologies to eliminate data transmission issues. To guarantee security, GOA grants user permissions using the principle of least privilege and hides the organization’s IP addresses to prevent malicious attacks. GOA was released on the international console on August 17 and is now available to whitelisted users.
2020-08GSE: a dedicated game server hosting service for multiplayer gaming experiences
From League of Legends to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, tightly contested multiplayer games have become massively successful in recent years, giving players the ultimate adrenaline rush. However, this game genre often demands low latency, high availability and network connectivity – especially as unpredictable player activities during peak times may lead to server overloads. The optimization of the underlying infrastructure puts heavy pressure on game developers, while incurring exorbitant R&D and OPS costs.
2020-08CLB releases IPv6 NAT64 support
CLB now supports the IPv6 NAT64 instance type in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou regions. A load balancer implemented based on the latest IPv6 transition mechanism, IPv6 NAT64 CLB features quick connection, ease of use, and smooth business transition. To use IPv6 addresses, users only need to transform the clients with no modifications required for real servers. The IPv6 network environment is at the early stage of development, while IPv6 CLB and Anycast CLB instances are in beta test.
2020-08MediaPackage now launched on international console
A professional video packaging and delivery service for global users, Tencent Cloud MediaPackage is built on Tencent Cloud’s globally deployed compute resources and independently developed audiovisual technologies. Supporting HLS and DASH input types, it will generate two input streams for each channel to enable seamless switchover in the event of an exception. It provides multi-level cache protection, where unhealthy nodes can be automatically removed to ensure the high availability of regional resources. MediaPackage supports multiple authentication methods, such as IP blocklist/allowlist, and can be integrated with other Tencent Cloud media services. It was released on the international console on August 4 and is now generally available.
2020-07Tencent Cloud New Qingyuan Region provides strong support to businesses in South China
Tencent Cloud has now opened a new Qingyuan region to serve businesses located in South China. As the largest data center cluster and new infrastructure project to date in South China, the region will facilitate the implementation of emerging technologies such as cloud computing, big data, blockchain, IoT and more. With scads of technical advantages, the Qingyuan region will also connect with existing edge nodes in the Guangdong region to catapult a complete digital transformation.