"With CACHEBOX, we no longer have the congestion and slowdowns that damaged the user experience previously"
Brian Higgins, Network Administrator, MY Anna Imperial Yacht, UK
"We're seeing great bandwidth savings, especially on software updates, which has made a big difference to our overall internet performance!"
Obinna Ndubueze, Technical Director, Ocean Marine Security, Nigeria
"ApplianSys do exactly as you expect from them. Great follow up. Very happy to be working with them."
Sherif Beshay, Beshay Steel, Egypt
"Our internet satellite links are often slow and unreliable. CACHEBOX speeds up internet access drastically..."
David George, Deputy IT Section Manager, St Helena Government, Saint Helena
"We’ve seen 20-30% bandwidth savings – we can now expand the network and add new sites"
Juan Hernandez, IT Infrastructure Manager, Grupo Alcione, Mexico

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:

Clustering-parent-child Clustering-Siblings clustering-wccp
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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