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Re: atm and exchange points.

  • From: Mark A. Cnota
  • Date: Thu Feb 11 11:30:14 1999

The new switches have plenty of buffer space. Here is the breakdown:

DS-3 ports have 8,000 cell buffers.

OC-3c/OC-12c ports share a 512,000 cell buffer with other ports on the same
switch module, which accomodates up to 16 OC-3c's or 4 OC-12c's.

-Mark Cnota

At 11:27 AM 2/10/99 -0600, nicholas harteau wrote:
>i'm thinking about getting some aads connectivity, and i'm wondering
>if the switch hardware there has enough buffer capacity to deal with a
>0-mile ds3/oc3 reliably, or if i should be considering colocating a
>switch of my own on-premesis.
>anybody have any experience with this?
>honor reply-to and i'll summarize to the list later.
>nicholas harteau
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