Non-ISP companies multi-homing?

bmanning at ISI.EDU bmanning at ISI.EDU
Mon Aug 4 16:06:36 UTC 1997

> Does anyone know of any non-ISP companies that have decided to
> multi-home? Is this a major trend for non-ISP companies running
> mission-critical applications on the Internet?  
> So far, I only know of a couple, with PointCast being one of them.  
> Thanks, 
> Lincoln Silver
> FlyCast Communications

Is this thread dead yet?

If not, here is my 0.02 (baht)

Lots.   And most of internal support staff consider themselves to be 
"vertical niche" ISPs with a closed user base. In the days of outsourcing, 
it is a reasonable viewpoint to maintain.


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