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RE: When will 128M not be enough?

  • From: Andy Walden
  • Date: Mon Jul 16 07:59:11 2001



On Sun, 15 Jul 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:

> I disagree that the CW/PSI mess is unique. My analysis leads me to think
> that it might be a foreshadowing. Many of the mid-tier ISPs, and some of the
> larger ones, are over-extended on growth and short on revenue. They were
> caught by surpise, just as much as the rest of us, when the dot-com market
> tanked. That sucking sound you hear is the rest of us being dragged in.
> Those of us that have enough bank-cash to hold onto and sufficient revenue
> to resist the pull, will be successful.

I don't want to get into this conversation, but I will clarify my words.
When I said unique, I was thinking about "tier-1" and "default-free"
networks going belly up. If it isn't unique, I think we probably have
bigger problems to deal with then router memory.

andy





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