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Re: wiretapping continues....
- From: Curtis Villamizar
- Date: Mon Oct 31 11:51:19 1994
In message <9410311159.AA29666@ameris.center.il.ameritech.com>, George H. Clapp
> >Date: Thu, 27 Oct 1994 14:43:37 -0400
> >From: Vadim Antonov <email@example.com>
> >Subject: Re: wiretapping continues....
> >We will hit limitations of the present/then-future routing technology
> >long before we'll exhaust the possibilities to increase the
> >NAP aggregate and access bandwidth by cheap incremental upgrades.
> >That's the whole point of Sprint NAP architecture. ATM/SMDS/Flame Delay
> >do not get even close to what we achieve (and ATM is not useful yet).
> Doesn't Sprint plan on offering an ATM service, and doesn't MFS
> Datanet provide an ATM backbone service?
> George Clapp
> voice: 708-765-2360
> fax: 708-765-3350
> email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you know any happy customers? No traffic equals no scaling
Did you see Tim's NANOG presentation? Seems they are having enough
trouble getting ATM to work in a point to point configuration on a
real network (with delay). Matches our NAP test findings as well.
Not that ATM is hopeless, just the equipment may not be quite ready
for 1994 deployment in a critical Internet exchange point carrying
lots of TCP wide area traffic. I think that is still an open question
(deploy first, figure out if it will work later?).
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