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Re: cyber-redundancy

  • From: Martin Hannigan
  • Date: Fri Jan 20 01:30:19 2006

> 
> 
> On Thu, 19 Jan 2006 sgorman1@gmu.edu wrote:
> > Agree that a level of security is required, but the real value is in
> > customers like banks knowing where their fiber is, so when they lease
> > service for a back up provider they know it is not in the same ditch.
> 
> Does the bank actually need that information?  Or does there need to
> be a way for the two providers to do conflict detection between their
> design layout groups?  You don't need copies of all provider's fiber
> maps to do conflict detection for a particular group of circuits.

I think - as both of you both know, this has little to do with security
vs. being a savvy network consumer and asking for what you need to make
your purchase. Be careful with the hyperbole, you'll create a new box or
something.

-M<





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