[Zanog-discuss] Microsoft Express Routes

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Wed Jul 17 19:04:36 SAST 2019


Well, congestion is one way to increase latency.

I know many customers who are not struggling for bandwidth... their
issue is latency.

Some solutions have included TCP acceleration, but that's another thing
altogether.

Mark.

On 17/Jul/19 12:46, Ronald Bartels via zanog-discuss wrote:
>
> The problem is not latency but congestion related to links becoming
> overscribed and office apps having to contend with other traffic.  An
> example is youtube that has implemented BRR.
>
> Corporates buy express routes on the assumption it will resolve the
> contention.
>
>  
>
> *From:*zanog-discuss <zanog-discuss-bounces at lists.nog.net.za
> <mailto:zanog-discuss-bounces at lists.nog.net.za>> *On Behalf Of *Mark
> Tinka via zanog-discuss
> *Sent:* Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:51
> *To:* zanog-discuss at lists.nog.net.za
> <mailto:zanog-discuss at lists.nog.net.za>
> *Subject:* Re: [Zanog-discuss] Microsoft Express Routes
>
>  
>
> Not sure how SD-WAN would improve latency to Office 365.
>
> Mark.
>
> On 17/Jul/19 11:40, Ronald Bartels via zanog-discuss wrote:
>
>     Hi
>
>     Express routes are slower and a bucket load more expensive than
>     normal routes.  They use teraco cross connects and provide no
>     added value besides making the network configuration a nightmare.
>
>     If the requirement is cloud performance and reliability then a
>     more appropriate route is to implement SDWAN.  I know a guy….
>
>     Regards Ronald
>
>      
>
>     *From:*zanog-discuss <zanog-discuss-bounces at lists.nog.net.za
>     <mailto:zanog-discuss-bounces at lists.nog.net.za>> *On Behalf Of
>     *mondli maphumulo via zanog-discuss
>     *Sent:* Wednesday, 17 July 2019 11:32
>     *To:* zanog-discuss at lists.nog.net.za
>     <mailto:zanog-discuss at lists.nog.net.za>
>     *Subject:* [Zanog-discuss] Microsoft Express Routes
>
>      
>
>     Hi All
>
>      
>
>     eThekwini Municipality is currently migrating all its users to
>     O365, when the project is finished over 15K users should be
>     migrated now since my team controlls access to the internet, i
>     wanted to avoid the public Internet due to potential latency and
>     throughput issues so we wanted to explore the Ms Express Routes
>     option. 
>
>      
>
>     Wanted to find out potential issues if any we're likely to
>     experience from this move either for users side or service
>     provider side. 
>
>      
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>     Ideally a cost-effective move is for us is to utilize the Teraco
>     cross connections. 
>
>      
>
>     Gents i will appreciate any advice or comment. 
>
>      
>
>     Cheers
>
>     Mondli Maphumulo
>
>      
>
>  
>

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