...their definition of gluttony
I'm not certain that I would have a problem with this "gluttony" unless you consider that a large portion of my connections will be business to business. With that my routers keep trading routing protocol updates to multiple networks (broadband and T1) to maintain a clear set of links at all times. I'm considering using the backup route (probably the broadband link) for large file transfers while the T1 is for day to day traffic (server updates, smtp, bgp, etc). The advantage that I have is that I can keep track of the amount of traffic that goes up/down a given path with my router interfaces. I'm guessing that I won't be hit up unless we have a slew of traffic shooting across this link. I know that my T1s are running between 5% to 55% utilized on any given location and that is 7x24.
aRTee - No cause for concern in this case. If you have a Cox biz connection, there aren't any consumption limits on those connections - so you're good to go and no need to worry about what your biz to biz traffic is doing.
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