My rule of thumb for average size of packets on the Internet is 576 bytes. I can’t exactly remember where I got that number from and have always wanted some confirmation that it is a reasonable estimate for the average packet size. And Slaptijack has some good raw data:
Average IP Packet Size | Slaptijack
Greg Ferro is a Network Engineer/Architect, mostly focussed on Data Centre, Security Infrastructure, and recently Virtualization. He has over 20 years in IT, in wide range of employers working as a freelance consultant including Finance, Service Providers and Online Companies. He is CCIE#6920 and has a few ideas about the world, but not enough to really count.
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