Outbound traffic on a circuit?
joelja at bogus.com
Thu Nov 20 01:40:55 UTC 2014
On 11/19/14 12:40 PM, Justin Wilson wrote:
> I am looking at an order for a well known upstream provider. They are
> handing me a circuit at a data center. The contract reads if we use more
> than 50% of the outbound the price gets re-priced and almost doubles. How
> many folks have ran into this?
if you're buying 500Mb/s commit 95th percentile on a 1Gb/s circuit or
5Gb/s on 10 then you can expect a contract to specify an upcharge
accordingly if you bust your commit.
I generally look for terms that provide a relavitily short notification
window for uping my commit. e.g. 6 weeks or less.
> Justin Wilson <j2sw at mtin.net>
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