Sunday, August 7, 2011

Cache Deployments (83): CallPlus[New Zealand] Selected Bluecoat for International Bandwidth Optimization

Bluecoat announced that ".. CallPlus has selected Blue Coat®CacheFlow® 5000 appliances to help manage the large and growing demand of its customers for Internet content from outside New Zealand .. CallPlus estimates that 90-95% of its traffic is for international content, and the demand is growing at a rate of about 50% per year, by volume .. Initial trials of the Blue Coat Web caching appliances conducted by CallPlus showed a reduction in its bandwidth consumption by over 40%. At the same time, the speed of content delivery and quality of video experience increased dramatically due to the use of caching". 

See "Blue Coat announced that CallPlus has selected Blue Coat CacheFlow 5000 appliances to help manage the growing demand for Internet content from outside New Zealand" - here.

Adrian Dick, CTO, CallPlus said: “Once we deployed the caching technology, we were serving Web traffic considerably faster than our main competitors”. Note that Telecom New Zealand is also using the same Blue Coat solution - here.

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