The real bandwidth numbers.

Adam L. Beberg beberg@mithral.com
Sun, 27 Jan 2002 16:08:55 -0800 (PST)


On Sun, 27 Jan 2002, Stephen D. Williams wrote:

> Burdened cost is a misused and dangerous basis to make decisions.
>
> I agree with Gordon.  The $12.88/GB number at your current rate of
> sales/usage completely pays for overhead.  Additional bandwidth will not
> cost so much, and many factors won't increase at all until certail
> plateaus are reached.

True, they run about 50% capacity on a 30 day average, which of course means
during certina times of the day things can get slow and other times it's
zippy. Anything more would seriously suck for the customers.

> An interesting analysis would be to determine how much available
> bandwidth goes unused and the resulting inflation of used bandwidth.

See above.

- Adam L. "Duncan" Beberg
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