Forget The CDN Players, Netflix Is Caching Its Own Video

Netflix is rolling its own content delivery network (CDN) and inviting ISPs to either connect directly to its vast library of video streaming content at global peering sites or cache its content within their own networks. Called Open Connect, the service will help Netflix cut the umbilical cord to commercial CDN providers like Limelight and Level 3 and will bring it closer to the cable and telco ISPs ultimately responsible for delivering its movies and TV shows.

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