Well put, Marlon.
Unless my T1 runs over 90% utilization for more than a couple of minutes at a time, I am "undersold" and can keep on going.
Network Design, Installation and Administration
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From: "Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 16:26:02 -0700
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Overselling
> We're still on track for over 100 per t-1. We're closer to 70/30 res/bus.
> BTW, I HATE the term overselling. To me that implies that you've sold more
> connections than you can service. To me, as long as the customers can get
> what they've been promised more than 90% of the time (there will be times
> when no amount of capacity will be enough) then you are perfectly sold.
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> From: "Blair Davis" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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> Subject: [WISPA] Overselling
> > Hey all,
> > I'm wondering how much you 'oversell' your bandwidth?
> > Currently, I support about 60 customers per T-1, (1.54Mbit/sec), but I
> > think I need more bandwidth....
> > Users are promised 256Kbit/sec
> > These users are a mix of residential and commercial, (about 90%/10%)
> > What level are you happy with?
> > We don't limit our users unless they become hogs.
> > Tracking shows mostly web surfing, E-mail and FTP. I have very little
> > peer to peer traffic.
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