Inter-exchange media types
avg at postman.ncube.com
Thu Apr 25 06:18:59 UTC 1996
Curtis Villamizar <curtis at ans.net> wrote:
>The problem for the major exchanges may soon be what to do when the
>gigaswitch runs out of bandwidth.
a) access links will run out of gas first.
b) if shared infrastructure gets overloaded you can always
drop point-to-point FDDI to the peers you have the largest
traffic with, and so offload large chunks of tarffic from
the shared infrastructure. That was one of the reasons
why colocation was choosen as The Way To Go.
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