Usage-Based Billing for DIA
jloiacon at csc.com
Fri Mar 6 13:04:36 CST 2009
I'd like to add:
--flow-tools and FlowViewer ( http://ensight.eos.nasa.gov/FlowViewer )
Keeps max, mean, and 95th pct. for up to three years for any predefined
customer (defined by a flow-tool filter and stored in RRDtool). Can group
customers for visual comparison.
"Rodriguez, Mauricio" <Mauricio.Rodriguez at fpl.com> wrote on 03/05/2009
> Looking at possibilities for an implementation of usage-based
> billing, it seems that the same techniques and tools always come up.
> I'm looking for some feedback from the list on experiences with
> these tools and techniques as well as alternatives that may not be
> listed here.
> --Flow data (Netflow, SFlow, etc) analysis to
> determine 95th percentile traffic levels
> --SNMP polling of interface counters to determine
> 95th percentile traffic levels
> Granted, there are many interpretations of how to calculate "95th
> percentile traffic levels" that may differ from provider to
> provider. Assume that we have established the method that we will use.
> --solarwinds Orion
> --Various, expensive PM tools such as Netcool
> Proviso, JDSU NetComplete, InfoVista tools, etc
> --flow-tools and FlowScan combo
> --Arbor Networks Peakflow
> Any follow up to this thread, either on or off list, or pointers to
> previous threads with good information would be appreciated! My
> search didn't turn up any, but that doesn't mean that they don't exist!
> Mauricio Rodriguez
> Manager of IP/Data Engineering, FPL FiberNet
> Email: Mauricio.Rodriguez at fpl.com<mailto:Mauricio_Rodriguez at fpl.com>
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