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By Terri Allegretto, Product Marketing Manager, Verizon Media, Katherine Merrick, Principal Product Manager, Verizon Media
At Verizon Media, our commitment to providing our customers with best-in-class products and solutions is ongoing, which is why we’ve introduced improvements to our Rules Engine technology. The latest version of Rules Engine provides a better overall user experience and the flexibility to keep configurations simple or they can be customized to fit your businesses’ specific needs. These custom rules handle how our edge servers cache and grant access to our platform, for example, overriding TTL, URL redirection, URL rewrite, access control, geoblocking, and more.
Rules Engine features and match conditions
Rules Engine includes many valuable features, with each defining the type of action to be applied to the type of request identified by a set of match conditions. A match condition identifies specific types of requests for which a set of features is to be performed. For example, match conditions focusing on location identify requests based on the requester's location, such as country, continent, region, or postal code. For a complete list of match conditions, visit our technical documentation page.
Rules Engine CDN configuration and control
Rules Engine includes capabilities that give you even greater control and flexibility to optimize the end-user experience. These powerful new capabilities include:
Rules Engine use cases
There are many instances where Rules Engine can help you tackle your business goals. Here are just a few. For a complete list of features, visit our technical documentation page.
The Verizon Media Rules Engine gives you granular control and visibility into your business rules with the ability to customize to fit the complexity of your business. Whether the focus is media distribution, delivering firmware, software, gaming updates, or faster websites, Rules Engine provides ultimate control over how content is cached and delivered.
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