"Now, the mirror system itself is gaining a new mirror
in the US thanks to a donation from network vendor CDNetworks. The
mirror will help Sourceforge manage its open source delivery
efforts, and the growth of those efforts. The new mirror brings the
total number of Sourceforge mirrors globally to 18 and comes at a
time when content providers are increasingly looking to content
delivery networks like CDNetworks and its chief competitor Akamai
to reliably distribute and deliver content.
"Beyond that, CDNetworks is staying coy on costs involved. "The
value is purely expressed in Gigabytes used because we don't have
an exact knowledge of what the volume will be," Robert J. Gribnau,
vice president of sales, CDNetworks US and Europe, told
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