Which is more efficient?

Murphy, Jay, DOH Jay.Murphy at state.nm.us
Wed Jan 14 14:56:11 CST 2009


All,

In your humble opinion, which transmission method is more efficient, packet or cell?  Granted a cell is a fixed length packet and an IP packet is variable length....would this necessarily only relate to a specific protocol,  namely, cell in ATM, and IP in Ethernet or other  types of domains....feedback highly welcomed.  Trying to make a decision on the transport mode for cost, delay, jitter, ROI, etcetera.


Jay Murphy 
IP Network Specialist 
NM Department of Health 
ITSD - IP Network Operations 
Santa Fé, New México 87502 
Bus. Ph.: 505.827.2851

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