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Re: PGP kerserver infrastructure

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Thu Jun 29 11:34:31 2000

In message <[email protected]>, 
John Fraizer writes:
>While I agree with the statement, I take exception to any notion that
>_any_ service we provide would be "marginal."  Thus far, my network has a
>higher uptime percentage than any carrier we interconnect with, period,
>the end.  We planned, built and operate a regional exchange, including the
>route servers, that has been live 24/7 for 11 months.  That is 0% downtime
>for the route-server platform and the exchange fabric.

The issue isn't so much network availability -- though a key server 
designed to meet the needs of NANOG folks is interesting, since they 
most need to talk to each other when the net isn't working well -- as 
service availability.  That has all sorts of implications at the 
application level.

		--Steve Bellovin