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RE: Ethernet over SDH tutorial/concepts.

  • From: Michael K. Smith
  • Date: Wed Nov 30 18:25:48 2005


It could also just be a direct Ethernet path over a SONET circuit without the inherent 802.17 resiliency.  You should ask them for more information about their infrastructure.  Are they using 802.17?  Is it path-protected on the SONET side?


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Subject: Re: Ethernet over SDH tutorial/concepts.

This is most likely something like RPR/802.17 which is Ethernet over


On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, MARLON BORBA wrote:

>Dear NANOGers,
>We are in process of choosing a new corporate ISP for our company. One of them offered us connection to their backbone using Ethernet over SDH. I'd like to find some introductory texts or prospects about that technology and some advice about its pros/cons when compared to traditional data circuits.
>Marlon Borba, CISSP.
>GTER 20/GTS 02.05 - Participe!

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