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Re: Exchanges that matter...

  • From: Vadim Antonov
  • Date: Sat Dec 07 17:11:13 1996

Joe Rhett <[email protected]> wrote:

>The issue that everyone seems to be overlooking is network design
>flexibility. Even if ATM has higher overhead, you can only grow a FDDI
>network so much. It really isn't all that hard to max out most FDDI

Nah.  The issue is that ATM is a rather expensive way to achieve nothing.

And, if you never heard about it before: FDDI is not what people use
to send data over backbone lines, no matter what trade mags show in their
cute pictures.

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