How much network bandwidth is needed for a virtual data center?

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1 GbE seems too little, 10 GbE costs too much. What's the right number? Anyone have experiences to share?

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That totally depends on how much network traffic your customers will be bringing into your website and services.

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  • Ben Rubenstein
    Yeah, of course traffic is going to play a big role. I'm wondering if there's a cost/benefit breaking point though. And what other factors are important to consider? 
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  • ictm
    Extend Your S\Project 
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  • BackupChain
    VM size matters, since you'll be backing it up offsite I presume. Also backup intervals / frequencies add to the total bandwidth needed
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  • Ben Rubenstein
    Thanks BackupChain. And welcome to the community!
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