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Re: NAP architecture/interoperability Issues

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Fri Feb 28 19:04:37 1997
  • Posted-date: Fri, 28 Feb 1997 06:40:56 -0800 (PST)

> 
> I am trying to understand the Network architecture of the current
> NAPs and the technology/interoperability/operational issues that
> they currently face.  Thus I have a few questions:
> 
> 1. Is FDDI still used within NAPs?
> 
> 2. How prevalent is ATM in the NAPs?   What Interfaces
>     are prevalent?  What are scheduled to be phased in?
> 
> 3. Are ATM DS-3 DSUs still used?
> 
> 4. What are the issues to deal with in peering with the Route Arbiter?
> 
> 5. What are some current problems facing the NAPs?
> 
> 6.  What are good repositories for NAP information?
> 
> 7. Have there been any interoperability issues that have come up in
>     with current or new technology?
> 
> Thanks,
> Mike Maszczak
> Bellcore

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