"We saved 30% bandwidth with YouTube caching last year and even more for software updates - 83% for Adobe, 86% for Apple"
Mariano Marin-Gomez, Director of Technology, Lindbergh Schools District, Missouri
"I would say we've easily saved over a million pounds for going down this route with ApplianSys, when you consider.."
Philip Pearce, Strategic Technical Manager, E2BN, UK
"CACHEBOX has met and surpassed my expectations! I'm getting a minimum of 40% average bandwidth savings per day."
Louis Webb, Nueces Canyon CISD
"CACHEBOX is great. My customers have noticed the increase in the browsing speed and I have noticed the bandwidth savings."
Khaled Aly, Technical Engineer, Miranet, Lebanon
"CACHEBOX performs very well with Apple Updates. We've seen a great improvement, even in iTunes - it downloads much faster."
Chris Premeji, OPQNET, Botswana

Nevis says never to slow internet

July 07, 2015
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ApplianSys is pleased to announce that Nevis Public School District (NPSD), Minnesota, has bought a CACHEBOX210 to facilitate its 1:1 student to device scheme.

NPSD has a 45Mbps connection serving over 540 students – each with a personal tablet. When tens of network devices simultaneously downloaded new versions of OS software, the entire network ground to a halt. To eliminate this issue, the district resorted to blocking all Apple and Windows updates.

Aware this wasn’t a long term solution, the district sought an affordable but effective method to reduce its network congestion. It established that web caching could help.

As NPSD outsourced all IT services, a it wanted a solution that could be used by non-technical users, including teachers.

“Many schools have modest internal IT resources and are not in a position to manage complex IT services” says Sophie Clark, CACHEBOX Sales Leader, US Schools. “Designed specifically for schools, CACHEBOX is easy to set up and most updates are applied automatically. If needed, the district’s external IT contractor can access the unit from a web browser on any computer – without the need for an on-site visit.”

NPSD deployed a CACHEBOX210. Now software updates can be downloaded just once, and accessed locally by any device that needs them, eliminating latency.

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Nevis Public School District manages 3 schools that serve 542 students in grades KG through 12. NPSD is a strong advocate for independent learning as the best approach to maximising its students’ potential.