[VPN] VPN Help!
friedberg at comets.com
Mon Sep 29 18:01:31 EDT 2003
As in all things, "it depends"
ADSL by itself does not say what speed you are getting (or supposed to
There's a cheaper version, limited to 384K down, perhaps as little as 64
or128kbpis upstream (compared with ISDN and its 128k/128k).
You can get ADSL at 1500 kbps down, 384 up, but it will cost more, most
Go TO DSLREPORTS.COM, look for OUR TOOLS, look for SPEED TESTS, and see
what you are actually getting (which is most likely less than the rated
or advertised speeds 00 those are not guaranteed by most providers.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Burnett [mailto:ABurnett%saneline.org at fwd.com]
> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 5:22 AM
> To: vpn
> Subject: [VPN] VPN Help!
> I am working for the Mental Health charity SANE, helping out
> on their IT side. My experience is as a Business
> Analyst/Project Manager in Application Development not Networking.
> However, they have very little IT knowledge and it has fallen
> to me to investigate their network setup and its performance.
> I wonder if you can help me - or point me in a better direction...
> We have recently changed to an ASDL connection from ISDN. We
> have 3 sites linked via a VPN and have not noticed an
> improvement in performance since this changed. We expected
> that there would be an improvement but have been told that
> the speed was not expected to have been improved by this
> change. Having read a bit of the "Weakest Link" link on your
> website, I would think that ASDL would speed things up - Is
> this correct?
> Andy Burnett
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