Launched Tencent Cloud EdgeOne to provide integrated security protection and network performance services to global enterprises
A unified, fast, reliable and secure upgraded single platform that incorporates Tencent’s years of experience in network performance and security
HONG KONG, July 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Along with the rapid development of business digitalization, new edge computing scenarios and applications have now begun to emerge in various industries. Leveraging over 20 years of experience in technology solutions, Tencent Cloud today announced the launch of Tencent Cloud Edge One – an upgraded single platform that integrates Tencent’s experience in network performance and security with high efficiency and stability for global enterprises.
In 2021, given the unprecedented rise of short video and live streaming businesses around the world, Tencent Cloud launched the RT-ONE™ network1 build a base of the most comprehensive audio and video communication network to meet market needs. To further strengthen the cybersecurity of corporate clients, Tencent Cloud has applied its security technology to the RT-ONE™ network by introducing an improved and highly integrated single platform. The new platform offers industry-leading security capabilities, creating integrated services to meet enterprise requirements for network speed and security features.
Benefit Tencent Cloud has over 2,800 global acceleration nodes in over 70 countries and regions, Tencent Cloud EdgeOne allows users to enjoy high-quality network performance without compromising their security. It also has the following advantages:
Moves services to edge nodes closer to end users and provides Layer 3 (network), Layer 4 (transport), Layer 7 (application) protection as well as acceleration services to the global market. It also highlights a unified dashboard that significantly reduces configuration workload and saves customers time.
Provides a set of dedicated interconnects to accelerate traffic between Tencent EdgeOne cloud and origin server. In addition, it integrates the Domain Name System (DNS), which guarantees stable and high-performance DNS resolution, and significantly reduces latency for static and dynamic data.
Integrates security features and technologies based on Tencent’s experience in security for more than two decades, including but not limited to DDoS protection (Anti-DDoS), Web protection (Web Application Firewall), bot management and behavior analysis (Tencent Cloud bot program management), and adaptive rate limiting, among others. It deploys security features on edge nodes closer to users, detecting and mitigating malicious requests before they reach application services.
Poshu Yeung, Senior Vice President, Tencent international cloudsaid, “With the emergence of technologies such as cloud computing, big data, AI, blockchain, Web3 and the Internet of Things, the digital transformation of enterprises is now considered essential. 1 billion users, we are excited to see how Tencent Cloud EdgeOne provides users with an unprecedented, high-quality and extremely reliable network experience, while protecting their security.”
Tommy Livice president of Tencent Cloudsaid, “Tencent Cloud EdgeOne can be summed up by a one-word acronym: ON THE OTHER SIDE. This means Aadvanced technology; exclusive VSonctivity; Rreal-time service; Odata optimization; Smarket application; and Ssecurity protection. Businesses adapting to the growing digitalization trend encounter common issues such as network latency, congestion, and security threats. By applying our sophisticated security technology to our RT-ONE™ network, the new Tencent Cloud EdgeOne platform offers lower latency and built-in security features with exceptional performance, providing businesses and organizations with reliable services to address their concerns.”
Requests for Tencent Cloud EdgeOne in various industries
Global businesses, ranging from commerce, retail, financial services, content and news to gaming, media, audio and video, can now reap the benefits of using Tencent Cloud Edge One. One of the main recent customers of the integrated solution is a online video on demand platform Chinawhich fixed its issues including user experience degradation, malicious SEO, bot cheat/scam and content piracy with Tencent Cloud Edge One. The successful platform reduces video loading time by 40%and 50% resource response time.
Cyberattacks in the e-commerce industry disrupt business and affect user experience. To avoid the risk of damage from cyberattacks, a online e-commerce platform – which needs to perform hundreds of billions of daily operations, including user account management, activities, billing analysis and other modules – used Tencent Cloud EdgeOne at successfully defend against Challenge Collapsar (CC) attacks with peak traffic of over 9 million QPS (requests per second).
During a new game release by one of the the biggest game publishers in the worldsecurity and network capabilities were put to the test when it attracted over a million users. Tencent Cloud EdgeOne adopted a distributed preloading strategy and provided capabilities for DDoS attack protection, web protection, rate limiting, and bot behavior interception, ultimately helping the new game reach 100% downloads without downtime.
Eric Chenggeneral manager of Tencent Securitysaid: “To Tencent Cloud, we aim to make user access more efficient and businesses more secure as they move full steam ahead in their digitalization journey. With the launch of Tencent Cloud EdgeOne, we now have a unified, fast, reliable and secure platform that can detect and defend against attacks earlier, mitigating malicious traffic directly at the edges before it reaches our data center . »
Baal Feng, Managing Director of Global DevOps at Tencent Gamessaid, “The global gaming market has enormous potential and is growing rapidly. As new opportunities arise, challenges also increase, such as meeting extremely high demands for download speed and latency. Network quality determines download speed and user experience. , and Tencent Cloud EdgeOne is now here to provide an integrated service that ensures these demands are met, without compromising security.”
With the rapid development of the global digital economy, digital innovation and transformation has spread from the Internet to traditional industries, and has fully blossomed in the development and investment of cross-border e-commerce, games and other independent applications. At the same time, high demands on business performance and security protection are important factors for the digital transformation of companies. Tencent Cloud aims to continue exporting high-level security capabilities, providing global partners with secure, stable, extremely fast and professional integrated security services, and reliably assisting enterprises in their digital journey.
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