Overlay CDN switching versus Integrated CDN

This page helps you compare the difference between Overlay CDN switching and Integrated CDN

Overlay CDN switching

  • negotiate all CDN contracts yourself
  • contract with 3rd party performance metrics
  • large overhead costs for metrics
  • large overhead costs for operations
  • no streaming performance optimised metrics
  • metrics not EU privacy compliant
  • long time to market
  • no integration with CDNs
  • lowest common denominator
  • a lot of custom tooling required
  • unenforced, DNS based switching
  • no intelligent load balancing algorithm
  • no security control
  • no cache flushing control
  • no aggregated CDN logs
  • no cost benefits
  • daily operational burden
  • serious one time investment
  • not available under €5000/month budget
  • CDNs and clouds only

Integrated Multi CDN

  • no need for CDN negotiations
  • one contract partner
  • free metrics
  • operational services included
  • streaming performance optimised metrics
  • metrics are EU privacy compliant
  • provisioning in one business day
  • deep integration with CDNs
  • the most feature rich streaming platform
  • stacked with professional workflow tools
  • active enforced dynamic load balancing
  • price/Performance optimised algorithm
  • central geo fence and anti deep linking features
  • central cache flushing
  • aggregated CDN logs and reports
  • slash CDN TCO up to 50%
  • open API for workflow automation
  • no investment
  • starting at €999 including all features and 25TB / month
  • build a hybrid CDN: mix CDNs and private edge caches
  • mix Jet-Stream CDN contracts with your own
  • remote origin management
  • live stream provisioning
  • asset management
  • realtime live & vod transmuxing
  • professional HTML5 video player
  • ad insertion management
  • manage user rights
  • manage live streams and vod titles individually
  • unified, well documented API
  • unified GUI to manage everything
  • realtime statistics and historical reports
  • professional support by streaming experts
  • many more features…

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