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Re: TransAtlantic Cable Break

  • From: Keith
  • Date: Sat Jun 23 22:22:10 2007

> However, if you put 15G down your "20G" path, you have no redundancy. > In a cut, dropping 5G on the floor, causing 33% packet loss is not > "up", it might as well be down. > > If your redundancy solution is at Layer 3, you have to have the > policies in place that you don't run much over 10G across your dual > 10G links or you're back to effectively giving up all redundancy.

This can be a valid solution. Our company has some multimedia traffic that can be axed if a catastrophe befalls our tubes. Obviously we'd prefer not to drop (or ax, as it were) any type of traffic, but it's a monetary decision.