Avantis Web Caching &
Content Delivery Technology Backgrounder
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caching and content delivery solutions are built on Microsoft’s
“Internet Accelerator for Schools” kit which comprises
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server and Microsoft Internet Security
and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000. In partnership with Microsoft,
Avantis has extended this Microsoft solution by adding functions
such as the ContentCache™ Web Management Interface and
Central Management software. Use of key Microsoft technologies
assures reliable interoperation in Windows based networks.
Built on Microsoft ®
Internet Security and Acceleration
Microsoft ISA Server offers proven technology for best
of class caching, high performance and high reliability, offering
many advantages compared to proprietary and Squid based solutions:
Web Cache Performance
ISA Server is over 11 times faster than its predecessor, Microsoft
Proxy Server 2.0 and demonstrated industry-leading Web cache
performance in the Third Annual Cache-Off, finishing in the
top tier in a field with 31 other entries and ranking first
in the price/performance category.
With Microsoft Windows® Networks
ISA Server 2000 works in environments with mixed operating
systems, but provides the greatest value when used with Windows.
Taking advantage of Windows technology to integrate with Windows
virtual private network (VPN) and Microsoft Active Directory®,
ISA Server 2000 provides better manageability, faster performance,
and granular access control.
ISA Server 2000 provides an extensible architecture, enabling
you to extend security functionality with add-on third party
software for virus detection, content screening, site blocking,
True Appliance Architecture
Avantis caching and content delivery solutions are dedicated,
purpose-built servers, optimised exclusively for delivering
effective e-learning in schools. All appliances are easy to
install, requiring no screen or keyboard. All set-up and administration
is conducted via an easy-to-use web management interface.
further information about the Microsoft ISA Server 2000 and
ContentCache, please email firstname.lastname@example.org