Posts Tagged ‘bandwidth’

Windows 10 – Look Up Data Usage for the Past 30 Days

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Here are a couple of interesting tricks that can be used to determine which of your applications are hogging your bandwidth.

The following guide walks you through the steps of looking up data usage information on devices running Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system. It can sometimes be useful to find out how much data is used on a device in a given period of time. Maybe you are on a metered Internet connection and want to make sure that you did not cross any thresholds yet. Or, you crossed a threshold last month and want to find out how that happened, and what you can do about it.


Could Netflix Switch to P2P to Lower ISP Pressure?

Friday, March 28th, 2014

I’m not sure how well this would work, but it’s certainly an interesting idea …

Several Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the US are pressuring Netflix to pay money to ensure the optimal delivery of Netflix streams to customers. Brian over at Betanews thinks that Netflix should pay ISPs, while the majority of users who left a comment on the article disagree strongly with him. Logic is not always applicable in a business environment, but here is how it stands right now. Netflix pays for bandwidth to the Internet, so that users can connect to the site and stream contents. Netflix users pay their Internet Service Providers as well to connect to the Internet with a certain bandwidth.


How Do You Make the Case for More Bandwidth?

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

It seems inevitable that as the capabilities of the internet and reliance on technology grow, we’ll all need more bandwidth …

Organizations of all sizes deal with the challenge of trying to push more out of existing investments. One stopping point can be Internet connectivity or site-to-site bandwidth. Rick Vanover shares some thoughts and opens this discussion up to TechRepublic members.


Last week, I had the honor again to attend the VMworld conference in San Francisco. VMworld isn’t just about virtualization any more. If you haven’t heard, one of the key themes of many messages revolves around cloud technologies.