"We rolled out 1200 Chromebooks to classrooms and CACHEBOX is saving enough bandwidth that there's no need to increase our internet bandwidth."
Rodney Leer, Brenham Independent School District, USA
"You are the only vendor that takes the time to look at our appliances for us and it really goes a long way."
Mike Caruso, Orland Park Consolidated High School District 230, USA
"Our bandwidth problems have been practically eliminated. Monitoring & customization is a snap with the web interface."
Desert Academy, Santa Fe, USA
"The price of CACHEBOX is sensible. It is a great value solution!"
Nizar Hamoudah, Network Administrator, Zaytona, West Bank
"We've seen speed increases of up to 60% and it's never below 20%"
Felipe López Placencio, IT Analyst, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparasio

CACHEBOX in Italian job

December 10, 2012

ApplianSys announced today that ASComputer, a wireless internet service provider in Naples, has bought CACHEBOX210 to improve services for its customers.

Keen to improve the experience of its 200 individual users ASComputer was searching for the right caching solution. Company Director, Antonio Ruggiero realised that being able to handle video caching could massively improve the internet speed of the network.

“People on our LAN sometimes watch similar videos. If one user shares a link to a video, for example posts it on Facebook, many of his friends will watch it too. As a result, one video gets viewed many times within a few hours. The chances of getting multiple hits in our network for the most popular videos are quite high. We wanted to cache YouTube and other flash videos, so that if one user downloads a file, others could download the same file straight from the cache, instead of from the internet server,” explains Antonio.

ASComputer provides its wireless internet connection over 6 balanced ADSL lines at a speed of 7 Mbit/s each, with HTTP traffic peaking at 19 Mbit/s. Based on this requirement, ApplianSys Sales Executive Sophie Clark identified CACHEBOX210 as the right sized solution.

CACHEBOX can store large objects, such as video files, which makes a big difference for the ASComputer’s users.” says Sophie.

“It’s been only 6 days since we installed CACHEBOX and we’re already saving our bandwidth. YouTube videos open instantly. Before installing CACHEBOX even Facebook gave us trouble. Now, not only the website loads much quicker, but we are even caching Facebook applications.” comments Antonio.

ASComputer (www.ascomputershop.com) is an internet service provider supplying a wireless internet connection to hundreds of individual customers in Naples. The company also owns a computer store and offers a range of computer-related services, including hardware and software repairs.