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Re: MCI WorldCom fiber cut in White Plains, NY

  • From: Paul A Vixie
  • Date: Mon Oct 11 05:18:20 1999

> It's all down to having enough spare capacity, and when you have half of
> your capacity stuck in SONET/SDH protection, you cannot use that for
> short peaks of traffic, and you dont have the option of saying, in case
> of a outage, we will suffer 20% performance drop, which on expensive
> circuits (like trans atlantic ones) could be what one wanted.

it's all down to the definition of "acceptable loss", then.





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