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Re: IP over SONET considered harmful?
Martin Hannigan wrote: > ? I think this is a non-issue, considering that with the next generation of > ? IP-only boxes ATM will become hopelessly useless. > ? > ? Better yet, the real big boxes are removing any need to do clustering, so > ? the average number of IP hops for an NSP is going to be like 3 or 4. > > Don't forget about ss7 bypass. It may get even better than you > can imagine at the moment. Like IP over raw fiber. Our friendly WDM vendors would love to get rid of SONET. SS7? What's that? ;) --vadim