"Units working in clustering has been fantastic. They're performing well and whenever we need to turn one off one unit, the other one takes over without difficulties or issues."
Mark Street, Network Administrator, SURE South Atlantic, Falkland Islands
"CACHEBOX has been deployed for years and I manage them on my own via CMC which is really useful - it highlights if there are any issues on remote locations and has proved to be a solid piece of equipment. Overall, I am happy with CACHEBOX."
Troy Chisholm, Northwestel, Canada
"The price of CACHEBOX is sensible. It is a great value solution!"
Nizar Hamoudah, Network Administrator, Zaytona, West Bank
"What I like most about CACHEBOX is its stability and excellent support for caching videos."
Marcio Santana, CEO, Uimax Telecom, Brazil
"CACHEBOX is a great appliance - both the hardware and software are perfect."
Khaled Aly, Miranet

Easy Scaling with Linked CACHEBOXes

CACHEBOX makes it easy to link multiple CACHEBOXes together, to form local clusters or distributed caching networks. The benefits are:

  • Redundancy – the caching service continues if one CACHEBOX becomes unavailable
  • Performance – caches working together deliver higher hit rates and/or lower latency
  • Scaling capacity – in effect, building a larger cache to handle increasing traffic

A caching network solution can be built up with CACHEBOX using any combination of three kinds of relationship:

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Parent-Child Links – sharing objects downwards from a cache at a higher level Sibling Links – sharing directly between two caches at the same level in a hierarchy Load balancing by a WCCP enabled switch/router or a load balancer

Larger distributed deployments often use all three elements to build complex CACHEBOX hierarchies across large regions. These could be for a large ISP, a regional education authority or an enterprise sharing controlled content across a branch network.

Many CACHEBOX customers use load balancing with the WCCP protocol to achieve redundancy and scaling in a local cluster – from a single pair in a large high school to large clustered stacks in the network core of a large ISP.

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Because CACHEBOX is versatile and scalable, our customers around the world come in all shapes and sizes. ISPs, education authorities, blue-chip multi-nationals, public sector bodies, small businesses, shipping fleets and hotels get more out of their bandwidth with CACHEBOX.

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