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Re: Bell Labs' Discovery May Lead to Efficient Networks

  • From: Greg A. Woods
  • Date: Thu Jun 07 16:31:37 2001

[ On Thursday, June 7, 2001 at 09:26:02 (-0600), Irwin Lazar wrote: ]
> Subject: Bell Labs' Discovery May Lead to Efficient Networks
>
> Through the use of sophisticated new software programs that analyzed and
> simulated data traffic in "unprecedented detail," Bell Labs researchers
> found that the "burstiness" seen in traffic at the edges of the Internet
> disappears at the core. The discovery that traffic on heavily loaded,
> high-capacity network links is unexpectedly regular may point the way to
> more efficient system and network designs with better performance at lower
> cost, Bell Labs said. 

Anyone with a dozen busy dial-up ports could have told them that....

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