[Re: [RE: MPLS billing model]]

joshua sahala joshua.ej.smith at usa.net
Tue Nov 25 20:29:26 UTC 2003

Alex Rubenstein <alex at nac.net> wrote:
> > we are still in the testing phases, but i believe that we are 
> > planning to use a port+traffic billing scheme, if/when we go live 
> > and start trying to sell it
> do you mean:
> 	$port + $traffic_through_port
> or:
> 	$port + $traffic_over_vpn_tunnel
> I ask this, because, it's very possible that the customer facing port
> could be a VLAN trunk, and that there would be a hub-and-spoke config
> to multiple leaf ports; other variations exist, as well.

good question...i don't think that we had considered that.  the 
expectation was that most of the ports would be serial.  guess that is
another wrench i can throw at the project ;)


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