Thursday, June 15, 2006

Leveraging the intranet

This Cringely column on PBS local stations as a non-profit Akamai is a thought-provoking look at the value of intranets. The arguments around intranet v. Internet have always been about bandwidth and service level v. ubiquity. When the intranet is the ISP’s network and therefore your Internet gateway, from an end user perspective, the lines blur. This is also different from the traditional caching approach, as the content is hosted on the co-located servers.


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