On Feb 25, 2014, at 12:24 , Vlade Ristevski <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Total number of users in dorms?
> Total Internet bandwidth reserved for residence halls (to your ISP):
We do not reserve any of our bandwidth just for residence halls. The residence hall networks are treated equally with other regular portions of our campus network and compete equally for off-campus bandwidth resources.
> Do you have a cap (Mbps) per users? If so, at what speed?
> If you cap, do you set it at the switch port using QOS (wireless controller for wireless) or use an appliance such as a Packetshaper or Firewall?
> When do you decide to upgrade your bandwidth? When you hit 80% or do you wait until you bump up against your limit?
We definitely look to upgrade before we achieve congestion, but sometimes opportunities to upgrade come along even before that happens in terms of favorable pricing, technology upgrades, partnerships, etc. We havenít done an upgrade where congestion was involved in quite some time.
> If your connection is over 1 gig to your ISP, are you using a 10Gig handoff or multiple one gig handoffs bundled together?
We have moved to all 10G handoffs to provide burstable capacity if needed.
Julian Y. Koh
Acting Associate Director, Telecommunications and Network Services
Northwestern University Information Technology (NUIT)
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Evanston, IL 60208
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