a little thought on exchanging traffic
michael at memra.com
Wed May 20 02:41:55 UTC 1998
On Tue, 19 May 1998 black at bleep.ishiboo.com wrote:
> Anyone thought about eliminating large physical exchange points and replacing
> them with a more distributed architecture?
> Multiple data centers interconnected over ATM in a single metro area
That's the PacBell NAP in the Bay Area and the AADS NAP in Chicago.
> run by
> indepdenant entities who are free to provide any level of service or value
> add they wish.
Kind of defeats the purpose of having an exchange point don't you think?
Or are you thinking of something more like what the PAIX does?
Michael Dillon - Internet & ISP Consulting
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