Peering Traffic Volume

Justin M. Streiner streiner at
Fri Mar 25 02:13:11 CDT 2011

On Thu, 24 Mar 2011, Ravi Ramaswamy wrote:

> Hi All - I am new to this mailer.  Hopefully my question is posed to the
> correct list.
> I am using 2.5 Tbps as the peak volume of peering traffic over all peering
> points for a Tier 1 ISP, for some modeling purposes.  Is that a reasonable
> estimate?

Possibly.  The reason I say that is because the details of many ISPs' 
peering arrangements are often subject to NDA, so there is often a cone of 
silence around those bits.


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