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Re: Transit over the MFS meet points as a product?

  • From: Mike Leber
  • Date: Tue Aug 05 14:32:03 1997

On Mon, 4 Aug 1997, Avi Freedman wrote:
> There are definitely operational considerations - whether it's for
> peering or for transit, MFS needs to know whether switch A/port 2 is
> sending 10mb of uni- or bi-directional traffic to switch X/port M in
> order to balance their switch loads well...

MFS is already doing some amount of interprovider flow analysis.  This
information is used to decide on when and where to add trunks between the
Gigaswitches as well as the impact of moving high load users between


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