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Re: MAE-EAST Moving? from Tysons corner to reston VA.

  • From: Wayne Bouchard
  • Date: Wed Jun 14 19:03:55 2000

This kind of topic has the makings of a good presentation for the WDC

Any takers?

> No public exchange architecture can hope to cope with the massive
> amounts of traffic being exchanged between the larger backbone networks.
> Public exchanges are good entry points for new networks while they build
> their customer base and traffic levels. At some point private
> interconnects must take over in order for a company to continue to
> provide the level of connectivty and service that their customers
> expect.
> The next operational issue that I forsee is the effective scaling of
> private interconnect bandwidth (especially with the lack of real port
> density on a certain router vendor's product).
> Mark
> [email protected] wrote:
> > 
> > Isn't the push to MAE-ATM ?
> > For better or worse -- the FDDI switch MAE can't hope to keep up
> > when people are building OC-48 cross-country backbones. All that traffic
> > goes someplace. It becomes expensive to have multiple ports on the FDDI
> > switch paying for each.

Wayne Bouchard                                    [Immagine Your    ]
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Network Engineer