1) Not all data pod have the same bandwidth. They are range from 1 - 10 Gbps. The Blue Coat Network Operation Center (NOC) team periodically evaluates and decides whether to increase or decrease based on use or demand over time.
2) Some sites have multiple data pods load-balancing to cater for the current loads within a area/region. The operation expects all subscribed user HTTP and HTTPS traffic within that region to be directed to the service.
3) If experiencing performance issues or slowness, contact Technical Support, which will gather relevant data to further investigate.