Is anyone actually USING IP QoS?
alan at globalcenter.net
Wed May 19 05:41:07 UTC 1999
> If I were to put together a native-IP network (probably POS)
> which was running high levels of traffic (at least DS-3 to
> start and probably OC-3), and put services such as dial-up,
> hosting/co-locate, DSL, and high-speed dedicated, and mix in
> VoIP, is it feasible to use one IP pipe and logically
> segment it with IP QoS/CoS features?
You just described our network, and what several of our
customers are doing.
In other words, Yes.
Now, it's not for blue haired ladies or non-innovative
IT directors [translate to low risk tolerance]. But it
absolutely is done today.
> So far, it seems that the way to do this is to physically or
> logically segment the network using separate circuits or
> ATM. But it would make a lot of sense (in theory at least)
> to use IP and bunch everything together.
Bah. Keep listening to your ATM vendors...
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