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Re: Proper authentication model

  • From: Joe Abley
  • Date: Wed Jan 12 12:07:28 2005


On 12 Jan 2005, at 11:53, Hannigan, Martin wrote:

You mean you'd *request* a different path from different providers.
Provisioning a circuit from two different ^providers^, other than
your OC3 provider.
I realise that's what you meant.

My point was that competing, differently-named and organisationally-separate suppliers of network services frequently use common suppliers for metro fibre, long-haul transport, building access, etc. Just because you buy different services from different providers doesn't mean there will be no common points of failure.


Joe





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