Re: 56k Circuits

Mitchell B. Wagers ( (no email) )
Sat, 17 Jan 1998 11:51:18 -0800

Compression is hardly a solution as you can only compress what can be
compressed. In similar relations, modem compression has very little
(0.01%) effect on Maximum-compression ZIP files. Why not go with a
fractional line?

At 08:36 AM 1/17/98 -0600, you wrote:
>I have two NT servers connected by a 56k circuit, and need to increase the
>bandwidth. Other than going to a T1 (ISDN not available), it looks like I
>either must add another 56k line and dual feed them, or use compression
>What experiences have all of you had with dual feed 56k's or compression
>DSU's on a single line? What would you recommend for the best performance? I
>am using RRAS at both ends currently, with the DSU piped into a serial port
>on the NT machine, set to 56k on the port. If I use compression DSU's, will
>the serial port limit the bandwidth to 56k, nullifying the compression? Is
>there any kind of a port card available for NT with better bandwidth
>capability, or will I need to bypass the NT machine altogether and use a
>router into my ethernet?
>Kevin Ingram
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