the Internet Backbone
michael at memra.com
Fri Apr 5 20:02:02 UTC 1996
On Fri, 5 Apr 1996, Gordon Cook wrote:
> Bill sez: A US Internet "backbone" is one which connects to ALL the
> NAP/MAEs in the US. Not just two. All of them.
Why not just start calling it the Internet "core". The core of the US
Internet no longer follows a backbone topology. The core is composed of
the major NSP's who operate national backbones providing national transit
and who interconnect at all or most of the public exchange points.
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