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Re: Links on the blink - reprise

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Fri Nov 17 19:22:50 1995

At 05:47 PM 11/17/95 -0500, Sean Doran wrote:
>There are substantial disadvantages, too.
>In order to take advantage of the greater
>port-density(-per-dollar) on FR switches right now, the
>end user has to use FR, which is not always practical
>or desirable.  

One of the reasons why end users find frame-relay undesireable is
that they cannot be assured that their provider is not grossly
oversubscribed on PVC-per-port density. When you buy a T1 private
line, you can be assured that you're not sharing it with 120 other
end-users.  :-)

- paul