Tencent Cloud EdgeOne provides integrated security protection and network performance services for global enterprises

A unified, fast, reliable and secure upgraded single platform that incorporates Tencent’s years of experience in network performance and security

From left to right: Eric Cheng (General Manager of Tencent Security), Lex Liu (General Manager of Wesing), Tommy Li (Vice President of Tencent Cloud), Herman Zhao (Deputy General Manager of Regional Publishing), Baal Feng (General Manager of Global DevOps at Tencent Games), Ligle Lin (Vice General Manager of International Products at Tencent Cloud) today announced the launch of Tencent Cloud EdgeOne.

Along with the rapid development of business digitization, new advanced computing scenarios and applications have started to emerge in various industries. Building on more than 20 years of experience in technology solutions, Tencent Cloud today announced the launch of Tencent Cloud EdgeOne – an upgraded single platform that integrates Tencent’s experience in performance and network security with high efficiency and stability for global enterprises.

In 2021, in view of the unprecedented rise of short-form video and live broadcast businesses globally, Tencent Cloud launched the RT-ONE™ network to build the foundation of the most comprehensive audio and video communication network to to meet market needs. To further improve the cybersecurity of enterprise customers, Tencent Cloud has applied its security technology to the RT-ONE™ network by introducing an upgraded 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.

Leveraging Tencent Cloud’s 2,800+ global acceleration nodes in over 70 countries and regions, Tencent Cloud EdgeOne enables 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 Cloud EdgeOne and Origin Server. In addition, it integrates the Domain Name System (DNS), which ensures 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 of Tencent Cloud International, said, “With the emergence of technologies such as cloud computing, big data, AI, blockchain, Web3 and the Internet of Things, the transformation digital business is now seen as essential. Drawing on Tencent’s own operational experience in security, which serves 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 safety at the same time.

Tommy Li, Vice President of Tencent Cloud, said, “Tencent Cloud EdgeOne can be summed up by a one-word acronym: ACROSS. It represents advanced technology; Exclusive connectivity; Real-time service; Data optimization; Smart app; and security protection. Businesses adapting to the growing digitalization trend face 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 delivers lower latency and built-in security features with exceptional performance, providing businesses and organizations with reliable services to meet to their concerns.

Applications of 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. A major recent client of the integrated solution is a popular online video-on-demand platform in China, which has solved its problems including degraded user experience, malicious SEO, cheating/scamming by bot and content piracy with Tencent Cloud EdgeOne. The platform managed to reduce video loading time by 40% and asset response time by 50%.

Cyberattacks in the e-commerce industry disrupt business and affect user experience. To avoid risk of damage from cyberattacks, an online e-commerce platform – which has to perform hundreds of billions of daily operations, including user account management, activities, billing analysis and other modules – used Tencent Cloud EdgeOne to successfully defend against Challenge Collapsar (CC) attacks with peak traffic over 9 million QPS (requests per second).

When a new game is released by one of the biggest game publishers in the world, security and network capabilities were put to the test when it attracted more than one million users. Tencent Cloud EdgeOne adopted a distributed preloading strategy and provided DDoS attack protection, web protection, rate limiting and bot behavior interception capabilities, ultimately helping the new game reach 100% downloads without business interruption.

Eric Cheng, General Manager of Tencent Security, said, “At Tencent Cloud, we aim to make user access more efficient and businesses safer as they move full throttle through 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 hits. reaches our data center.

Baal Feng, General Manager of Global DevOps at Tencent Games, said, “The global gaming market has enormous potential and is growing rapidly. As new opportunities arise, the challenges increase, such as meeting extremely high requirements 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.

Chang Foo, COO of Tencent (Thailand), said, “As a digital enabler, Tencent Cloud Thailand is proud to help give individuals and businesses of all sizes convenient and secure access to technology. As digital technology continues to play an important role in our modern times, cybersecurity has become an integral part of work and life from both a business and end-user perspective. The launch of Tencent Cloud EdgeOne reaffirms our commitment to be our customers’ trusted partner. In addition to protecting businesses from cyber threats with our extensive industry experience, as well as Thailand team experts to provide support and guidance for smooth and efficient business operation in the age of transformation digital.”

With the rapid development of the global digital economy, digital innovation and transformation has spread from the Internet to traditional industries, and fully blossomed in the development and investment of cross-border e-commerce, games and other independent apps. 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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