mae-west congestion

Lance Tatman lance at
Fri Mar 22 17:22:00 UTC 1996

Yes, agis is on the MFS side and mci+sprint is on the nasa side,
though it is my understanding that mci put in a line on the mfs
side as well.  I believe ANS has pulled a line in on the mfs side
as well.

The two sides of the mae-west are connected by an OC-3.

At 11:43 PM 3/21/96 -0800, Nikos Mouat wrote:
>On Thu, 21 Mar 1996, Peter Kaminski wrote:
>> >What I don't understand is why that has _stayed_ saturated... it seems to me
>> >that some of the big players would have rerouted their traffic by now to
>> >subjecting it to this, which would also have the side effect of causing the
>> >problem to, at least for the short term, go away.
>> ...or why MFS hasn't installed a Gigaswitch there, or whatever.  We're seeing
>> 20% - 30% packet loss through AGIS to MCI and Sprintlink during the day, and
>> it's not fun.
>isn't agis on the mfs side and mci+sprint on the nasa side? (i know that 
>net99 was/is on the mfs side, but i dunno if agis is using their cage or 
>have a different one)
>are the two 'sides' of mae-west still connected by only a ds3?

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