One of the greatest mistakes network engineers make is the frequent and flagrant disregard for bandwidth test. No matter how good a link is, it is not at its optimal level and can not be said to withstand high data traffic, if it has no been subjected to the delays, flapping and occasional timeouts that are associated with links marred with congestion .
To this end, one may ask what bandwidth test is all about.
We will continue this article in our next episode. Stay tuned.