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Re: The Qos PipeDream [Was: RE: Two Tiered Internet]

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Thu Dec 15 23:03:55 2005

>>> ah-ha! and here I thought they wanted buzzword compliance :) From what
>>> sales/customers say it seems like they have a perception that 'qos will
>>> let me use MORE of my too-small pipe' (or not spend as fast on more pipe)
>>> more than anything else.
>> and i wonder who is selling that need?
> the wierd thing is you'd think the telco would just say: "Well gosh, sorry
> we can't help you squeeze 10lbs of poo into your 5lb bag, wanna by a
> shiney new 10lb bag?"  or maybe you meant equipment vendors? :)

bingo!  buy more, and more complex, hardware and you can charge
more.  what they forget to mention is that income will get blown
in opex and capex (with the vendors getting the latter).