At branch offices, content is stored either on servers that are configured to host the cache or, when no server is available in the branch office, on client computers that are running Windows 8 or Windows 7.
After a client computer requests and receives content from the main office and the content is cached at the branch office, other computers at the same branch office can obtain the content locally rather than downloading the content from the content server over the WAN link.
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Content information consists of hashes that are calculated using chunks of the original content, and are extremely small compared to the content in the original data.
Branch Cache increases end user productivity by improving content query response times for clients and servers in branch offices, and can also help improve network performance by reducing traffic over WAN links.
Branch Cache has two modes of operation: distributed cache mode and hosted cache mode.
Published: February 27, 2017Updated: February 27, 2017Applies To: Windows Server 2012, Windows 8This topic, which is intended for Information Technology (IT) professionals, provides overview information about Branch Cache, including Branch Cache modes, features, capabilities, and the Branch Cache functionality that is available in different operating systems. If you are a system administrator, network or storage solution architect, or other IT professional, Branch Cache might interest you under the following circumstances: Branch Cache is a wide area network (WAN) bandwidth optimization technology that is included in some editions of the Windows Server® 2012 and Windows® 8 operating systems, as well as in some editions of Windows Server® 2008 R2 and Windows® 7.
To optimize WAN bandwidth when users access content on remote servers, Branch Cache copies content from your main office or hosted cloud content servers and caches the content at branch office locations, allowing client computers at branch offices to access the content locally rather than over the WAN.