reply to cptmiles
Re: Edge (cache) Servers
said by cptmiles:I'm not sure how big you have to be before CDNs will want to host gear at your site it couldn't hurt to ask.
I operate a small ISP and would love to be able to put a Google, Netflix, Hulu, and anything else type of server in my CO to cut down on my backbone costs.
Typically someone like Akami provides you with the gear. You provide rack space, power and pipe. Their gear caches content and significantly reduces your overall bandwidth utilization and performance of cached content.
this is what needs to be done- if NF wants access to those customers - they should be co-locating direct within the lastmile network for that provider and into their private network. provide their own transit and BOOM! be done. customers get faster access and in turn NF will get those customers.