Most organizations use from one to quite a few of their own distribution
points. It would be interesting to know what the stats are at broadband
providers... Although proxying may make the results a bit "nicer" in
So, maybe an operational question.
What are people seeing as far as network traffic loads due to WMF patching
activity, e.g. auto-update and manual downloads? Microsoft has used
several CDNs in addition to its own servers to distribute the load
in the past.