If your build relies on Maven Central, and you're not using a repository manager, you are wasting valuable time and bandwidth by continually downloading the same artifacts, over and over again.
But the good news is, with a Nexus repository manager you don't need to worry about this ever again.
This video gives a quick overview of the benefits of using a Nexus to proxy Maven Central. It also goes over how to store third party libraries, and host artifacts.
Watch the video below: