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RE: Q:Why router with ATM interface comes out earlier than pure SONET interface?
- From: Christian Kuhtz
- Date: Mon Aug 03 19:42:15 1998
> > And if a service provider uses fundamentally different technologies and
> > approaches to solving the problem of the customers in an
> attempt to generate
> > revenue, the service provider better be running similiar
> technology (like
> > the customer). Otherwise it'll hardly be efficient.
> all that matters is $$$ or ($$$)
That's what I meant.
> Could you please define what you mean by connectionless?
IP is a connectionless transport. ATM is connection-oriented.
> > We usually assume 25% cell shredder tax on ATM vs. POS. At
> OC-48, you'll be
> > blowing an OC-12 in framing. Seems like an awful waste of
> bandwidth to me.
> Only if you are paying for it :).
? If I use ATM, I am paying for it.. No? Anyone giving away ATM spigots?
Christian Kuhtz, BellSouth Corp., Sr. Network Architect <firstname.lastname@example.org>
1100 Ashwood Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30338 <email@example.com>
"Acid absorbs 47 times it's weight in excess Reality."