Apple updates - Affect on network

Matt Addison matt.addison at
Thu Oct 13 02:40:28 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 16:10, Zachary McGibbon
<zachary.mcgibbon+nanog at> wrote:
> With all of Apple's updates today (MacOS, iOS, Apps, etc) we saw a big
> increase on one of our links to our ISP at 1pm Eastern.
> Did anyone else notice significant traffic jumps on their networks?

Saw a +300mbps (+150%) increase on my Akamai cluster ~1315 EDT. No
appreciable increase on transit or peering.


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