Figure 2

Tiering extends the reach of distributors, decreases WAN usage, and distributes the workload between servers. Although this figure shows only three subscribers or proxies per distributor or proxy, up to 40 subscribers can be serviced by one distributor or proxy. Therefore, if you were to hook up 40 proxies to a distributor and connect 40 servers to each proxy, you would be able to reach 1600 servers from one distributor.

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