meeting network

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Oct 11 10:03:56 CDT 2011



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On Oct 11, 2011, at 10:48, Nick Hilliard <nick at foobar.org> wrote:

> On 11/10/2011 14:12, John Curran wrote:
>> is far better today then in the past, as there have been many conferences
>> over the years where step 1 was pulling the coax or fiber through the 
>> hotel to establish their first-ever network infrastructure...  :-)
> 
> There is nothing more dispiriting than "yeah sure, you can pull in that
> fibre cable, but only on condition that you remove it immediately after the
> [conference|meeting|whatever] is over.  We already have the Internet".
> 
> Then they point at the 2Mb DSL wifi AP and expect you to be impressed at
> their technology.
> 
> Nick
> 

Yes there is... There's the time when they say "No, you can't pull in that fiber. Just use the internet and set up a VPN" then point to the 1Mbps DSL wifi AP...

Owen




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