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avg at pluris.com
Thu Dec 5 22:56:00 UTC 1996
salo at msc.edu (Tim Salo) wrote:
> From: Paul A Vixie <paul at vix.com>
> ... and they aren't subject to ATM's cell tax ...
>I am surprised, (well, maybe not), that you aren't concerned about
>the excessive overhead present in FDDI networks...
FDDI is not a WAN technology. Losing 20% of bandwidth of a 10 ft
piece of fiber is one thing. Losing 20% of bandwidth of a
$3M/yr circuit is quite different.
ATM as a LAN is probably ok, if it can compete with Gb Ethernet
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