The BranchCache Design Guide is Now Live in the Microsoft Download Center!

Hey everybody, just wanted to let you know that the BranchCache Design Guide is now live at the Microsoft Download Center in Word format at The guide helps you choose whether to deploy BranchCache in distributed cache mode, hosted cache mode, or both modes, depending on your goals and your network infrastructure.

This guide is also available on the Web in HTML format at

James McIllece
Senior Technical Writer
The Windows Server Networking User Assistance team