Based on the high-quality bandwidth resources provided by Alibaba Cloud, application acceleration plans can reduce network latency, jitter, and packet loss during data transfer. After your on-premises networks are connected to Alibaba Cloud through Smart Access Gateway (SAG), you can use application acceleration plans to quickly and stably access applications that are deployed in regions outside mainland China.

Purchase an application acceleration plan

  1. Log on to the SAG console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Acceleration Plan.
  4. On the Application Acceleration Plan page, click Purchase Bandwidth Plan.
  5. On the Application Acceleration Plan page, set the following parameters, click Buy Now, and then complete the payment.
    Parameter Description
    Region Select the region to which the clients belong.
    Type Select a type for the application acceleration plan. By default, Advanced Application Acceleration Plan is selected.
    Maximum Bandwidth Select a maximum bandwidth value for the application acceleration plan. Unit: Mbit/s.
    Duration Specify a subscription duration for the application acceleration plan.
    Name Enter a name for the application acceleration plan.

    The name must be 2 to 128 characters in length, and can contain digits, underscores (_), and hyphens (-). It must start with a letter.

Upgrade an application acceleration plan

  1. Log on to the SAG console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Acceleration Plan.
  4. On the Application Acceleration Plan page, find the application acceleration plan and click Upgrade in the Actions column.
  5. On the Upgrade/Downgrade page, set Maximum Bandwidth.
  6. In the Terms of Service section, read and select Terms of Service, click Buy Now, and then complete the payment.

Downgrade an application acceleration plan

  1. Log on to the SAG console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Acceleration Plan.
  4. On the Application Acceleration Plan page, find the application acceleration plan and click Downgrade in the Actions column.
  5. On the Downgrade page, set Maximum Bandwidth.
  6. In the Terms of Service section, read and select Terms of Service, click Buy Now, and then complete the payment.

Renew an application acceleration plan

  1. Log on to the SAG console.
  2. In the top navigation bar, select the region.
  3. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Acceleration Plan.
  4. On the Application Acceleration Plan page, find the application acceleration plan and click Renew in the Actions column.
  5. On the Renew page, set Duration.
  6. In the Terms of Service section, read and select Terms of Service, click Buy Now, and then complete the payment.