"I benefit greatly on dispersing Windows updates, Apple Updates, and widely used YouTube content."
Brian Bridges, Darby School District, USA
"We have seen the value of caching for ourselves and it is clear that even though we have plenty of bandwidth, CACHEBOX helps deliver great savings and a high performance network."
Helenio Sartori, Repubblica e Cantone Ticino, Switzerland
"Our bandwidth problems have been practically eliminated. Monitoring & customization is a snap with the web interface."
Desert Academy, Santa Fe, USA
"CACHEBOX performs very well with Apple Updates. We've seen a great improvement, even in iTunes - it downloads much faster."
Chris Premeji, OPQNET, Botswana
"We rolled out 1200 Chromebooks to classrooms and CACHEBOX means that we haven'd needed to increase our bandwidth."
Rodney Leer, Brenham Independent School District, USA

Goran serves an ace with CACHEBOX

June 05, 2011
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ApplianSys today announced that GoranNet – the first ISP in Sulaymaniah, Kurdistan to offer ADSL – has purchased 4 additional CACHEBOX230 units to support its latest network upgrade. It is continuing to innovate in the local market to improve internet access and deliver customer satisfaction, at the same time reducing bandwidth usage.

According to ApplianSys Business Development Director Dave Gravell, “Gorannet was planning to upgrade connectivity to 1Gbps but were unhappy with the excessive ongoing support costs associated with the Bluecoat caches they were using. Newer Bluecoat boxes also proved very expensive to get the right level of performance so Gorannet searched out alternatives.  They identified the CACHEBOX230 as having the required performance but at a more sensible price.

Having purchased and deployed a single CACHEBOX230 web caching appliance in late 2010, traffic analysis confirmed good bandwidth saving.

“As WCCP was running on their Cisco equipment, it was easy to add further units for scalability and resilience and they subsequently purchased 4 more CACHEBOX230 units.”

After just a few weeks Goranet Network Manager Samir Alkadhumi was able to report “The units are performing very well, and we are very happy that the average daily gain is ranging from 25% to 30 %. Knock on wood!!”

GoranNet (www.gorannet.net) was established in 2004 and is a privately owned company, located in Sulaymaniah, Kurdistan, Iraq. It operates the largest wired broadband network in Kurdistan.