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Re: Long distance links


Other than seven active bytes per 15000 bytes of active traffic, what kind of overhead processing are you referring to?

Thank you,
Roy Bynum
MCI WorldCom

"Booth, Brad" wrote:



I agree that there are a lot of other things that can impact the cost other than silicon gate count.  If all other components of the two systems were equal, the WAN would still cost more (in silicon or in processing cycles) than the LAN due to the requirements to process the overhead.