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SourceForge Expands Open Source Mirrors with CDN

Feb 02, 2009, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"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 InternetNews.com."

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