"We are happy with CACHEBOX because it does what it is supposed to do"
David Saade, IPMC, Ghana
"Our customers are very satisfied since we started using CACHEBOX."
Fixa Internet, Brazil
"CACHEBOX is the best appliance for freeing up bandwidth for more capacity in the network"
Daniel Noah, Network Engineer, Global Tech, Chad
"We are effectively lowering the ping time to the website...This makes websites feel more responsive and customers like our faster service."
Ray Taylor, CEO, Taylor Communications, New Zealand
"I chose to use a CACHEBOX because of its strong focus on web caching"
Gregory Eid, Managing Director at Teledata ICT, Ghana

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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