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Re: UBR at MAE-East ATM, anyone?

  • From: Richard Irving
  • Date: Tue Apr 18 13:13:38 2000

Read on, Oh wise one.

"Lauren F. Nowlin" wrote:
> Thanks for your update Steve and to Alex for getting the ball rolling.
> ONYX would also like to see this change implemented.
> The model the AADS team uses is far superior to any other scheme to
> 'monitor' interactions between peers at the PVC level.  Hands-off full mesh
> build is the easiest to activate rapidly without botched PVCs trickling in
> one-by-one or stuck in a random queue of a departed employee..
  In a large corporation, individualistic details can get lost in 
the broad scope of things. Rate Cap'ing is
wonderful thing, IMHO, as long as you have -adequate- resources to
respond to the individual granularity of the dynamics of the -real-

  Ahhh... Therein lies the caveat, eh ?


  The best laid plans of mice and men......

> The
> PeerMaker method is too human intensive for little to no gain from an
> operational sense.  A negative if you can't use the capacity for fear of
> artificial caps being exceeded with other peers, which is the case noted
> below.

  Great minds..... :) 

> Also, I've never understood why PBNAP PVC build requests between two
> customers - approved by both customers - have to be sent to PacBell
> Marketing for approval...

  Didn't they, in the old days, need to clear "tarriffing rules" out
there ?
Dereg was young....and some states had differing (read complex) regs. I
we had a - mess - with it.... 

  Just my .02