Migrate to Gcore: A Smooth Transition from Discontinued CDNs

Migrate to Gcore: A Smooth Transition from Discontinued CDNs

The cessation of Lumen and StackPath CDN services presents an opportune moment for businesses to reassess their CDN needs and explore superior alternatives. Read on to discover how Gcore’s CDN can take your online performance to the next level, and learn how to migrate to Gcore CDN quickly and easily. We are ready to help you to transition to our CDN service seamlessly—give us a call, WhatsApp, or email to switch now.

How Gcore Compares to the Competition

Don’t take our word for Gcore’s advantages—take a look for yourself. Here’s a comprehensive comparison of how Gcore CDN stacks up against deprecated CDN providers Lumen and StackPath:

Edge Network (October 2023)GcoreStackPathLumen
Points of presence150+7395
Global network capacity, Tbps110+100+170+
Peering partners11,000+3,000+6,300+
Self sign-upYesYesNo
Free planYesNoNo
White label solutionYesNo
Private/Managed CDNYes
DNSYesYesYes
IPv6 supportYesYesYes
Custom edge rulesYesYesYes
Full-featured APIYesYesYes
Content Delivery   
Dynamic content accelerationYesNoYes
Brotli, Gzip compressionYesGzip only
WebP, AVIF compressionYesWebP only
Image editingYesYesYes
Large file delivery optimizationYesYes
Live streamingYesYesYes
VOD deliveryYesNoYes
Advanced video streaming toolsYesPartialThird-party
Availability   
Origin shieldingYesYesYes
Origin groupsYesNoYes
Anycast DNSYesYes
Observability   
Detailed statistics by serversYesYesYes
Detailed statistics by usersYesNo
Low viewerYesYesYes
Raw logsYesYesYes
Web Security   
Access security policiesYesYesYes
TLS 1.3 encryptionYesYesYes
L3, L4 DDoS protectionYesYesYes
L7 DDoS protectionYesYesYes
Bot protectionYesYesYes
Next-gen WAFYesYesYes
API securityYesYesYes

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Advantages of Gcore CDN

Gcore’s CDN is a robust, scalable, and efficient solution, offering a significant upgrade from your previous CDN provider. Let’s examine some advantages that set Gcore CDN apart:

How to Migrate to Gcore

At Gcore, we offer premium support services to enterprise customers. Our highly skilled premium support team will help you migrate to Gcore’s CDN. Our technical specialists will set up your CDN and provide personal support to get you started and ensure your experience is always exceptional. To get premium support, just leave us a request.

You also can undertake migration yourself; the process is easy and takes less than half an hour. All setup steps are thoroughly documented in our CDN Product Docs. In order to switch to our infrastructure seamlessly as possible, follow these three steps:

  1. Sign up to Gcore to access your dashboard and pick your subscription plan.
  2. Add an origin group by specifying origin servers and configuring access to them so that your assets can start cached by our CDN.
  3. Depending on whether you’re using CDN for your whole site or only static content, either:

The moment the DNS settings are applied (depending on your DNS provider, it might take up to 24 hours) you’ll be up and running with Gcore’s CDN.

Our technical support team is available to guide you through the process—we’re available 24/7 via phone, WhatsApp, online chat, and email.

Conclusion

Turn the loss of your previous CDN provider into a business win by migrating to Gcore CDN. With Gcore CDN, you’ll deliver content at unparalleled speeds, backed by a network designed for the ultimate resilience and security. Unlock the full potential of your digital content—explore our CDN pricing and seize the opportunity to elevate your web performance.

Our team is eager to welcome clients transitioning from other services, ensuring your provider change is a leap toward a more reliable and efficient online future. Contact us to start your transition!

Migrate to Gcore

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