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Verizon MPLS service in Anchorage
- Subject: Verizon MPLS service in Anchorage
- From: bross at pobox.com (Brandon Ross)
- Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 10:01:00 -0500 (EST)
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
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On Thu, 24 Feb 2011, lists lists wrote:
> I'm seeing that packets marked as DSCP EF are given fantastic treatment (low
> jitter, no packet loss), but other packets, including AF41, AF31, and BE are
> given what appears to be the "junk bucket" treatment.
Hah, just a few days ago I spoke with an "engineer" at VZ that tried to
claim that each of the treatments were different, but that they only
charged extra for EF. I asked why I shouldn't just put all my traffic in
the highest "free" treatment and beat out all the other customers for the
best treatment for mine. He told me that "most of his customers weren't
trying to get their traffic through at the expense of other customers".
Anyway, despite what their "engineers" say, only EF is actually treated on
the VZ network better than BE, the rest are just to prioritize traffic at
your own egress port.
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