20402 routing entries (renumbering)
Daniel.Karrenberg at ripe.net
Sat Apr 16 13:01:59 UTC 1994
> John Curran <jcurran at nic.near.net> writes:
> ... At some point
> or another, the cost of route entry propagation will be identified and
> some enterprising soul will turn a "problem" into a business opportunity
> by actually recovering these costs seperately. Yes, it will be messy,
> and providers will begin handling routing (not traffic) settlements,
> but if the cost component of routing gets high enough, then it's quite
> likely to emerge as a separate item.
> ... Will a fortune 500 company be concerned about the extra
> [wild estimate] $250/month to keep their dozen distinct CIDR entries?
> Perhaps not, they may even consider it a good investment compared to
> renumbering when they change providers. Would the local bookstore
> renumber both their hosts (when changing providers) in order to avoid
> $20/month? Maybe.
RIGHT ON !
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