However, the commonly-used conventional TCP/IP protocol is not efficient over long-distance global links - its throughput is severely impacted by round-trip delay and packet losses.
What does RTD stand for?
RTD stands for Round-Trip Delay
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Each ASE is designed to handle over 4,000 site-to-site service level measurements, including availability, packet delivery ratio and round-trip delay per class of service to indicate the health of the service provider's WAN MPLS network.
In these tests, Alcatel-Lucent achieved very high data rates of up to 60 Mbit/s in the 10 MHz spectrum and very short round-trip delay, or "latency" times.
OctiVox also greatly reduces echo in Internet phones by carefully measuring the round-trip delay and then suppressing the output volume during the exact time that echo would be occurring.
This extremely reliable network improves round-trip delay and ensures superior site availability, both very important benefits for a leader in the shipping industry.
In addition, as the performance of Fibre Channel is very sensitive to network latency, this new software release also offers service providers the ability to measure round-trip delay on OTN circuits.
The available window size on a given bandwidth pipe is the rate of the bandwidth times the round-trip delay or latency.
The data is sent at a predetermined rate over the link without any round-trip delays.