CIDR, Sprint and the Big guys.
young at mci.net
Sat Apr 6 23:55:22 UTC 1996
i wish that i knew what any of you guys were talking about.
it gives me no end of amusement to listen to people postulate
about how we run our network. SNR is getting pretty high
in this discussion. it's beginning to sound more like a gossip
session than a discussion group.
young at mci.net
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> From: Jim Fleming <JimFleming at unety.net>
> To: "'Michael Dillon'" <michael at memra.com>,
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> Subject: RE: CIDR, Sprint and the Big guys.
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> On Saturday, April 06, 1996 6:04 AM, Michael Dillon[SMTP:michael at memra.com] wrote:
> @On Sat, 6 Apr 1996, Wolfgang Henke wrote:
> @> As Robert Moskovitz pointed out, even the growth in common used backbones
> @> speeds is not keeping up:
> @> 1. 56 kbps
> @> 2. 1.544 Mbps increase by 24
> @> 3. 44.736 Mbps increase by 28
> @> 4. 155.520 Mbps increase by merely 3
> @> Just keeping in step with past growth patterns would require a step
> @> to OC-24c at 1244.15 Mbps now, but there are no routers which come
> @> even close to those speeds.
> @Even backbones are not backbones anymore. Sprint, MCI et al. operate
> @meshes with multiple internal paths. If you have an average of 8 alternate
> @paths of OC3c, then you get closer to a 24x multiple of DS3. Of course
> @it's not really that simple, but I don't think that things are as bad
> @as they look in your table above.
> @Michael Dillon Voice: +1-604-546-8022
> But don't forget those "bit buckets" that are sitting there ready to handle the
> social engineering needs of the net...;-)
> ...I wonder who has to empty those bit buckets...???...that must be a messy job...
> Jim Fleming
> UNETY Systems, Inc.
> Naperville, IL 60563
> e-mail: JimFleming at unety.net
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