Use Cases for Content Delivery Network Interconnection

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Authors Gilles Bertrand  , Philip Eardley  , Grant Watson  , Kevin Ma  , Trevor Burbridge  , Emile Stephan 
Last updated 2011-09-22 (latest revision 2011-07-08)
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Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) are commonly used for improving the footprint and the end-user experience of a content delivery service, at a reasonable cost. This document outlines real world use-cases (not technical solutions) for interconnecting CDNs. It provides the business motivations for CDNI Working Group, which can be used to validate different interconnection arrangements, and requirements of the various CDNI interfaces.


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Philip Eardley (
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