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Re: More DACS problems

  • From: dave o'leary
  • Date: Tue Jan 25 18:33:39 2000

At 01:49 AM 1/25/00 -0800, Steve Rubin wrote:

> What is up with the DACS vendors.  There seems to continuing problems
> when telco's upgrade the software on their DACS equipment.  Since telcos
> have created a design with DACS as a single point of failure, these
> outages have a big impact on non-switched services such as data lines.

Sounds like DACS vendors are hiring programmers from router vendors. :)
And transport network "architect"/designers still believe the "fully redundant
hardware" is enough to prevent network outages... despite the increasingly
large amount of software (written by router guys :-) on their "transport"


Steve Rubin * [email protected] *