Current trends in capacity planning and oversubscription

George Bonser gbonser at
Wed Nov 10 11:40:56 CST 2010

> From: Steve Meuse > Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 9:31 AM
> To: Michael Loftis
> Cc: nanog
> Subject: Re: Current trends in capacity planning and oversubscription
> Michael Loftis expunged (mloftis at
> >
> > Actually...I'm not sure anywhere has that high of a ratio here in
> > states, at least for wired connectivity.
> I would say that's highly dependent on your geographical location. In
> Montana I could see that as being true, but not in NYC, for example...
> -Steve

I'd say it also depends on the nature of studies at the school, too.  A
general liberal arts school might have different needs than one heavy on
science and engineering.  Throw in some specialized resource like a
radio telescope or nuclear research lab and it changes even more as
those research data are shared among other collaborators at other

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