How is my bandwidth calculated?

TLF calculates its dedicated server bandwidth using the "summary" technique.   This measures actual units of data transferred both to and from your server and sums those values as your total bandwidth usage. This value is also used in quota calculations, measured in terabytes.   At this writing, TLFHosting provides 10TB of summary bandwidth per server, per month.

For example, in this bandwidth graph shows the "Total In" and "Total Out" values are summed for a transfer value of 22.71GB, or 0.02TB. 

Bandwidth Example

These graphs are provided free of charge with each TLFDS server you purchase, and can be used to project bandwidth usage and be kept up to date on how much your server is actually consuming.

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