QOS or more bandwidth

Eric Whitehill eric at botbay.net
Tue May 29 17:42:50 UTC 2001

I know of someone who is trying to do a VOIP system over a wireless
network - they are having limited success, but when they did some packet
switching magic, it seemed to help some, but last I checked they are still
having issues with it dropping calls and the phone system constantly
resetting.  Is VOIP really ready for such practices as to allow business
to totally rely on VOIP in this matter?

ok ok a little off topic ;-)


 On Tue, 29 May 2001, Bill Woodcock wrote:

> Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 10:34:09 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Bill Woodcock <woody at zocalo.net>
> To: RJ Atkinson <rja at inet.org>
> Cc: nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: RE: QOS or more bandwidth
>     >         Whenever I did the cost of deploying and managing fancy QoS
>     > and compared it with the cost of getting and managing more capacity,
>     > it was always MUCH MUCH cheaper to get and manage more capacity
>     > than to mess with more QoS.
> We did one VoIP network deployment, and I tried each of the different QoS
> services in IOS at that time (about 18 months ago) both in the lab and in
> the field, and more bandwidth was the answer then.
>                                 -Bill

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