Multicast traffic % in enterprise network ?

Greg Shepherd gjshep at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 21:15:11 UTC 2018


Financial exchanges around the world use multicast.

On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 1:31 PM, Stan Barber <sob at academ.com> wrote:

> As someone else remarked, part of this will depend on the type of network
> you are profiling. One enterprise networking may have critical internal
> applications that depend on multicast to work and others may have nothing
> but the basic requirements of the network itself (e.g. IPv6 uses multicast
> instead of broadcast for some network control information distribution).
>
> On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:49 AM, Mankamana Mishra (mankamis) via NANOG <
> nanog at nanog.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi Every one,
> > Recently we had good discussion over multicast uses in public internet.
> > From discussion, it was pointed out uses of multicast is more with in
> > enterprise.  Wanted to understand how much % multicast traffic present in
> > network
> >
> >   *   If there is any data which can provide what % of traffic is
> > multicast traffic. And if multicast is removed, how much unicast traffic
> it
> > would add up?
> >   *   Since this forum has people from deployment area, I would love to
> > know if there is real deployment problems or its pain to deploy
> multicast.
> >
> >
> > These questions is to work / discussion in IETF to see what is pain
> points
> > for multicast, and how can we simplify it.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks
> > Mankamana
> >
> >
>


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