value of co-location

Stephen Balbach stephen at
Fri Jan 19 17:24:39 UTC 1996

Get a 100Mb FDDI or Ethernet connection between the two colocated 

Then bring in multiple Fast packet services into your router which then 
aggregates out the LAN port.

On Fri, 19 Jan 1996, George H. Clapp wrote:

> I'm also curious about the value of co-location.  Using a fast packet
> service (Frame Relay, SMDS, or ATM) allows your on-site router to
> communicate directly with a router of another ISP.  There's no need to
> purchase another router to place at the co-location site.  Why incur the
> additional cost?
> George Clapp
> voice: 201-829-4610
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> page:  800-980-1298
> email: clapp at

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