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A Cost Perspective on Using Multiple CDNs

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Hongqiang Liu
Last updated 2012-04-26 (Latest revision 2011-10-24)
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This document describes several potential price and charge issues in CDN interconnection. It discusses some optional charge models when CDNs are interconnected and presents a need from Content Service Providers (CSP) or CDNs to optimize their cost locally and guarantee their performance. It finally shows how can CDNI frameworks and protocols support price, charge and policy information exchanging.


Hongqiang Liu

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