T3 or not to T3

Dorian R. Kim dorian at cic.net
Mon Jul 22 06:23:53 UTC 1996

On Mon, 22 Jul 1996, Avi Freedman wrote:

> I'm not arguing that getting transit via an XP fabric is a bad idea -
> as long as the XP provider gets beefy enough switching and as long as
> the transit providers have enough ports into their routers from the
> XP fabric, it's a fine idea - much better than lots of rack-rack cables.
> But boxes w/ hard drives are a different story IMO.

Agreed. IMO, the best place for these things is one hops away from an XP,
either in a provider's network or behind a content provider's router that's
connected to the XP.


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