An All New Focus on Windows Desktop Administration and Application Delivery

TH12 Implementing BranchCache: The Free Tool that Speeds Your Network

October 13th, 2011

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Level: Intermediate

James Conrad

James I. Conrad

MCITP, Server+, A+, Certified Ethical Hacker

Lead Recruiter, Instructor

Accusource CC, Inc.

Sitting at their desk in the branch office, your users patiently stare at the progress bar on the screen. The file they started to download from Headquarters an hour ago is almost complete…95%, 96%, 97%, 98%...98%...98%...  and finally an alarming dialog box with a crushing message: “Operation Timed Out.”

Aaargh! You’re not alone in the frustration many users and administrators alike experience when suffering the other end of a thin, oversaturated WAN link. Thankfully, BranchCache can dramatically reduce WAN utilization in many situations. In fact, BranchCache can make it possible for you to download that large file from Headquarters not at WAN speed, but at LAN speed! Learn how to quickly and easily configure BranchCache, and dramatically reduce the expense and utilization of your WAN link in this time- and money-saving session!