pushp at CERF.NET
Wed Nov 9 07:35:34 UTC 1994
Vadim Antonov writes:
> >Wide-area DS-3 ATM service can often be cost effective because:
> >o The number of DS-3 local loops is often reduced
> > [For example, three DS-3s connecting three sites require
> > six local loops, while three DS-3 ATM connections require only
> > three local loops.]
> >o DS-3 ATM pricing seems to typically be distance-insensitive.
> The same applies to wide-area native IP network. My point is that
> native IP is more cost-effective than IP-over-ATM.
Thats a matter of relative pricing offered by different vendors.
I investigated this for my post NSFNET architecture and in one notable
case, I found the reverse to be be true for the effective bandwidths I
was looking for. ;-)
Pushpendra Mohta pushp at cerf.net +1 619 455 3908
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