Office 365 Expert - I am not. I have a customer that...
rhirst at xkl.com
Tue Jan 6 21:27:43 UTC 2015
I found both these useful, all credit to the authors:
Application-Driven Bandwidth Guarantees in Data Centers
Surviving failures in Bandwidth-Constrained Datacenters
**Roy Hirst* 425-556-5773
XKL LLC | 12020 113th Ave NE, Suite 100 | Kirkland, WA 98034 | USA
On 1/6/2015 12:49 PM, Roy Hirst wrote:
> I know there is no such thing as a patient line of packets.
> There was recently some research done on feedback from big early
> adopters (hosts) that I will try to dig out if you need it.
> I remember that (1) user-to-data center bandwidth is much less than
> the resulting in-data-center bandwidth or dc-dc bandwidth (2) there
> are some useful metrics (ratios) for estimating bandwidth if you know
> the workload server GHz, installations need balance (3) Many (most?)
> estimates underestimate fiber bandwidth actual requirements.
> **Roy Hirst* 425-556-5773
> XKL LLC | 12020 113th Ave NE, Suite 100 | Kirkland, WA 98034 | USA
> On 1/6/2015 12:37 PM, Bob Evans wrote:
>> I have a customer that heavily uses Microsoft Office 365. It's
>> hosted. All
>> the data I see about usage per user appears theoretical. In that the
>> formulas assume people are taking turns using the bandwidth as if
>> there is
>> a patient line of packets at the Internet gas pump. Nobody is
>> clicking at
>> the same time. We all know that is not the real world.
>> Does anyone have any experience with Office 365 hosted that can tell me
>> the practical bandwidth allocation (NOT in KB per month, but in
>> megabits/sec) for 100 users (during normal work hours) needs to be
>> available ?
>> Thank You in advance,
>> Bob Evans
>> CTO Fiber Internet Center
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