Faster 'Net growth rate raises fears about routers

Stephen Griffin stephen.griffin at
Wed Apr 4 22:17:40 UTC 2001

In the referenced message, Roeland Meyer said:
> My latest quote for a new DSL connection is 42 days. T1s are 6-8 weeks.
> Bigger pipes are 2-6 months for the fastest response, many cases are longer.
> Back to business failures, the DSL world is looking rocky at best. Rythms
> isn't looking very solid and neither is Covad. Some of the NorthPoint
> customers are not going with either, electing to go with the local RBOC
> instead (despite the hassles and long lead-times). What many businesses
> really need is true multi-homing.

So, if people picked better providers, they wouldn't need to multihome.
You feel you need to multihome, because you keep picking DSL, which just
isn't a good choce for "mission critical applications".

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