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RE: MPLS VPNs or not?

  • From: Greg Maxwell
  • Date: Wed Aug 08 12:49:26 2001

On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Kavi, Prabhu wrote:

> If service provider Y sucks, then customers will leave it.

Ahhh.. The lie of pure capitolism...

This is the assumption that the customer has perfect knowledge. It's
wrong. It's not as simple as: If they suck, the customer will leave.

> growth.  At one time, UUNET's traffic was simply outrunning the
> ability of L3 routers to keep up.  Their choices were to:

As you admitted before, this is not a factor in the market today. I don't
see much frame or ATM gear doing OC-192 switching.