Link capacity upgrade threshold

Justin Wilson - MTIN lists at
Sat Aug 29 22:54:40 CDT 2009

I consider a circuit nearing capacity at 80-85%.  Depending on the circuit
we start the process of increasing capacity around 70%.  There are almost
always telco issues, in-building issues, not enough physical ports on the
provider end, and other such things that slow you down.


From: devang patel <devangnp at>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 21:50:41 -0600
To: <nanog at>
Subject: Link capacity upgrade threshold

Hi All,

I just wanted to know what is Link capacity upgrade threshold in terms of %
of link utilization? Just to get an idea...

Devang Patel

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