BranchCache Early Adopter’s Guide
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
BranchCache™ is designed to reduce WAN link utilization and improve application responsiveness for branch office workers who access content from servers in remote locations. Branch office client computers use a locally maintained cache of data to reduce traffic over a WAN link. The cache can be distributed across client computers (distributed cache mode) or can be housed on a server in the branch (hosted cache mode). BranchCache only optimizes traffic flows between Windows Server® 2008 R2 servers and Windows® 7 clients.
For a complete view of Windows 7 resources, articles, demos, and guidance, please visit the Springboard Series for Windows 7 on the Windows Client TechCenter.
For a downloadable version of this document, see the BranchCache Early Adopter’s Guide in the Microsoft Download Center (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=151746).