CAUTION: Potentially Dumb Question...

Jason Frisvold xenophage0 at
Mon Feb 6 20:24:30 UTC 2006

On 2/6/06, Rich Sena <ras at> wrote:
> I'm trying to cut a few financial corners in our remote site budgets.  I

*insert network crash noises here*

> have sites that are homed back to the main campus offices via ATM and
> other leased lines.  These sites also currently have dedicated Internet
> access.  I was doing some brain cramming re: MPLS and possibly killing
> our dependence on ATM by going the MPLS route over a common provider.  It
> struck me to venture a guess as to why I couldn't utilize the same
> connection for both - Internet transit via the common provider as well as
> an MPLS mesh between all my sites and my main campuses also via that same
> connection with the common provider...

Wouldn't this be something similar to frame relay?  If I understand
MPLS correctly, this should be a fairly simple implementation ...

> If you feel this is OT then reply to me direct if there is other interest
> I will summarize...

I'm interested in responses to this ...  MPLS is still a four letter word ..  :)

> --
> Rich Sena - ras at

Jason 'XenoPhage' Frisvold
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