Outbound traffic on a circuit?

joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sun Nov 23 03:26:16 UTC 2014


On 11/21/14 11:42 AM, Justin Wilson wrote:
> But I am buying 1 Gig on a 1 Gig circuit.  I could see if it were
> burstable but it was being billed as 1Gig on a Gig circuit.

If you're buying 1Gig commit then you're buying 1gig commit.

That's not the contract you described.

> Justin
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> On 11/19/14, 8:40 PM, "joel jaeggli" <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
> 
>> 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
>>>
>>> --
>>> Justin Wilson <j2sw at mtin.net>
>>> http://www.mtin.net <http://www.mtin.net/blog>
>>> Managed Services ­ xISP Solutions ­ Data Centers
>>> http://www.thebrotherswisp.com
>>> Podcast about xISP topics
>>> http://www.midwest-ix.com
>>> Peering ­ Transit ­ Internet Exchange
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
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