""During Apple's iOS 6 release 33% of our traffic was going to apple.com, but 75% of that was being served from cache!""
Eli Vaughan, Networks Administrator, Medicine Park, USA
"Easy deployment and reliable support from a local partner"
Afzal, Ministry of Gender, Maldives
"For schools, YouTube traffic has grown enormously. CACHEBOX has proven invaluable to save bandwidth. We've also seen a huge saving for Windows Updates"
Mike Mtakwa IT Manager, Peterhouse School
"Without CACHEBOX we would have died on the vine; we now save between 47 to 68% of our bandwidth and have seen speed increases up to 150%!"
Gregory Moore, Technology Assistant, Hope Public Schools
"CACHEBOX has proven to be very flexible, low cost and easily scalable – It’s one that has worked extremely well for us."
Bill Fordred, Radio Active Telecommunications, South Africa

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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