"Our bandwidth problems have been practically eliminated. Monitoring & customization is a snap with the web interface."
Desert Academy, Santa Fe, USA
"I benefit greatly on caching Windows updates, Apple Updates, and YouTube content."
Brian Bridges, Darby School District, USA
"Latency on the best VSAT is 600ms, which made Google DNS a bad choice. DNSBOX has made our internet service as fast as it can be."
Mohammed Nori, MSTT, Libya
"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
"ApplianSys is the only vendor that takes the time to look at our appliances for us, and it really goes a long way."
Mike Caruso, Orland Park Consolidated High School District 230, USA

CACHEBOX eases Champaign bottleneck

June 05, 2014

ApplianSys is pleased to announce that Champaign School District has purchased a CACHEBOX310 to speed up internet access for students and teachers.

The district’s network provides internet access to 18 schools via a central 500Mbps link. This link was saturated throughout the school day, causing user frustration and leading teachers to avoid using online resource in the classroom.

“Champaign School District was most concerned about the latency introduced by its overloaded internet connection,” comments Sales Executive Sophie Clark. “With CACHEBOX in place, bandwidth congestion has been reduced and we were also able to identify other causes of latency in the district’s network.”

“We took the time to really understand the district’s problem and network environment before recommending a solution. During our consultation we found that, in addition to the latency caused by congested links, delay was also introduced by an outdated firewall. We were able to advise which equipment was causing the issue and should be upgraded.”

Now that teachers and students have a high-speed connection they can actually use, the school district plans to purchase a second CACHEBOX310 for redundancy.

Champaign Community Unit School District #4 is a large unit school district serving more than 9,600 students in grades pre-K through 12 in Champaign, Savoy, and Bondville, Illinois. Our 18 campuses employ more than 1,400 teachers, administrators, and support personnel, including some of the brightest educators in the region.