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What is CDT?

Last Updated: Jan 10, 2022

CDT introduction and benefits.

Cloud Data Transfer (CDT) is a service that is used to manage the billing of data transfers for different services in the cloud.

CDT collects statistics about data transfers over the Internet and through internal networks of Alibaba Cloud, and then generates bills.

This service is suitable for business scenarios that require complete control over the volumes and costs of data transfers that are incurred by different services.

CDT helps you manage the overall usage and costs based on the collected statistics about data transfers and billing details.

CDT also provides tiered pricing for data transfers over the Internet. The unit price decreases when the volume of data transfers reaches a higher tier.

Benefits

CDT has the following benefits:

  • Cost savings

CDT provides tiered pricing for data transfers over the Internet. The unit price decreases when the volume of data transfers reaches a higher tier.

  • Simple management

You can use CDT together with different services. After you activate CDT to manage the billing of data transfers for these services, you need only to handle bills generated by CDT.

  • Complete control over usage and costs

CDT bills provide information about the overall usage and costs. This way, you are provided complete control over usage and costs.