Global Content Delivery (GCD)

Fast and efficient content delivery for global users

Overview

Leveraging Tencent Cloud's CDN cache nodes across the world, proprietary intelligent global scheduling system, and real-time quality monitoring system, Tencent Cloud Global Content Delivery (GCD) accurately schedules the requests of global users to provide various acceleration services and integrated solutions for static content, downloads, and audio and video resources. It eliminates common cross-border access issues by effectively reducing access delays to improve service availability, enabling you to enter global markets seamlessly.

Benefits

Global Coverage

GCD leverages Tencent Cloud's 200+ cache nodes deployed in over 50 countries and regions with a total bandwidth of 20+ Tbps to eliminate cross-border access issues by effectively reducing access delays for global users to improve service availability.

Smart Scheduling

Tencent Cloud's proprietary global scheduling system precisely routes end user requests to the optimal nodes for a better user access experience based on the end user's region and data from Tencent Cloud's real-time global quality monitoring system.

Security Protection

GCD supports full-linkage HTTPS encrypted transfer which ensures data security and prevents content hijacking. In addition, it supports self-service configuration of access control policies based on referer and client IP access control policies that can limit IP access frequency and bandwidth to effectively resist content hotlinking and CC attacks.

Comprehensive Services

For different business needs, GCD supports the acceleration of static content, downloads and audio/video on demand, enabling high service reliability and availability in different business scenarios and improving the global presence of your businesses.

Seamless Access

Tencent Cloud's GCD network can seamlessly access its CDN networks within Mainland China. The configurations can be synced among these networks in one click with no repetitive operations required. A wide variety of OPS methods are provided for convenient self-service management and global development of your businesses.

Features

GCD provides a comprehensive domain name management system and convenient global data monitoring system.
Access Control

GCD supports self-service configuration of access control policies, including blacklists/whitelists for referer, IP, UA (in trial) and IP access frequency limits, which help effectively resist hotlinking, malicious users and CC attacks.

Scenarios

Global Acceleration

GCD provides various acceleration services and integrated solutions for static content, downloads, and audio and video resources. It utilizes Tencent Cloud's proprietary GSLB global scheduling system to precisely schedule user requests to the optimal global cache node. In addition, it adopts a two-layer architecture consisting of edge servers and regional central nodes that further improve the acceleration effect through intelligent cross-node routing and dedicated route optimization.

Pricing

Global Content Delivery (GCD) offers two pay-as-you-go billing plans: bill-by-bandwidth and bill-by-traffic. Both are based on monthly tiered usage, and the current calendar month total usage will be billed on the 1st day of the following month. Choose the plan that best fits your business needs. View more.