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Re: MPLS VPNs or not?
The point is very simple - virtual circuit routing does not scale. That was beaten to death in ATM vs IP discussions years ago. Do we need to repeat that again? http://www.kotovnik.com/~avg/pluris/ip_vs_atm/ --vadim On Tue, 7 Aug 2001, Christian Kuhtz wrote: > > On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 03:34:05PM +0100, Randy Bush wrote: > > > A PE carries only the routes needed at a specific PE depending on the VPNs > > > present at a specific PE. > > > > and five years out, what percentage of my O(10-^6) vpn customers will have a > > branch in each of (chicago|nyc|sf|.*)? > > Randy, > > and how should I know? ;-).. I'm a) lacking a functional crystal ball (a magic > 8 ball is my only ball shaped engineering tool) and b) they'll presumably be > still your customers and not mine! ;-) > > Seriously, what point are you trying to make? There are several ways to > interpret the statement. > > Thanks, > Chris > > -- > Christian Kuhtz <[email protected]> -wk, <[email protected]> -hm > Sr. Architect, Engineering & Architecture, BellSouth.net, Atlanta, GA, U.S. > "I speak for myself only." >