Appendix A. Answers to Review Questions

Answers to Review Questions

Chapter 1


In which layers of the OSI model does content networking reside?


Content networking devices technically work at Layers 1–7, but true content networking services can be considered to reside in Layers 5–7 of the OSI model.


What are the four main purposes and goals of content networking?


The four main purposes and goals of content networking are to:

  • Perform scalability and availability services for applications.

  • Increase available network bandwidth and decrease application response times.

  • Provide customization and prioritization of content within your network.

  • Enable security, auditing, and ...

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