What frame relay switch is causing MCI/Worldcom such grief?

Christopher Gibiault gibiault at li.net
Mon Aug 9 18:38:55 UTC 1999

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-----Original Message-----
From: Prabhu Kavi <prabhu_kavi at tenornetworks.com>
To: Vadim Antonov <avg at kotovnik.com>
Cc: nanog at merit.edu <nanog at merit.edu>
Date: Monday, August 09, 1999 2:52 PM
Subject: Re: What frame relay switch is causing MCI/Worldcom such grief?

>Your response is unrelated to the message I replied to, which 
>asked about the link state algorithm that Cascade uses.  
>As far as I know, nobody has announced which set of MCI Wordlcom's
>switches were responsible for their outage.  Since MCI Worldcom 
>uses multiple types in their network, statements like "goes as 
>predicted - complexity bites" is irresponsible at best, even if it 
>is later determined the Cascade switches were actually the cause 
>of the outage.
>Vadim Antonov wrote:
>> This pretty much goes as predicted - complexity bites.  Watch for more.
>> What happened to the KISS principle?
>> --vadim
>> >On top of OSPF, there is a protocol which is responsible for actually
>> >setting up the connections according to specific constraints (e.g.
>> >bandwidth, QoS level).  Again, this is similar to the work
>> >now being done in working groups responsible for CR-LDP and RSVP.
>> >Cascade released its version in 1993, and has been refining it
>> >ever since.
>Prabhu Kavi                     Phone:  978-264-4900 x125
>Director, Prod. Mgmt. FAX:    978-264-0671
>Tenor Networks                  Email:  prabhu_kavi at tenornetworks.com
>50 Nagog Park                   WWW:    www.tenornetworks.com
>Acton, MA 01720                 
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