Microsoft Guidance Around Bandwidth Planning for Exchange Online and Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Online Services currently offers three online services: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Office Live Meeting. Each of the services has its own bandwidth requirements. Microsoft published a guidance that provide guidelines for estimating the bandwidth usage of each service. There're many variables to consider when estimating network traffic. Some of these variables are:services that […]

Microsoft Online Services currently offers three online services: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Office Live Meeting. Each of the services has its own bandwidth requirements. Microsoft published a guidance that provide guidelines for estimating the bandwidth usage of each service. There're many variables to consider when estimating network traffic.

Some of these variables are:

  • services that your company has subscribed to
  • number of client computers in use at one time
  • type of task each client computer is performing
  • performance of your Internet browser software
  • capacity of network connections and network segments associated with each client computer
  • company's network topology and the capacity of the various pieces of network hardware

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