Final report: national diversity assurance initiative

Christian Kuhtz kuhtzch at corp.earthlink.net
Tue Mar 21 20:57:18 UTC 2006


*groan*

Oh that's a lovely thought!

On Mar 21, 2006, at 3:23 PM, Frank Coluccio wrote:

>
> It may be ridiculous and incredible, as you suggest, but, in an  
> ironic way it
> also opens the door to a discussion on nationalizing the 'Net's  
> backbone
> infrastructure ;-)
>
>
> ----------------
>
> Christian Kuhtz <christian at kuhtz.com> wrote:
>
> "Due to the cost structures for these projects, the
> telecommunications carriers believe that funding for the scoping
> effort and the implementation of an automated solution would need to
> come from the Federal government or some other external source prior
> to project implementation."
>
> .. and not afraid to ask for handouts either to fix their own
> backoffice challenges..
>
> In a word: ridiculous, and flat out incredible.
>
>
> On Mar 21, 2006, at 2:17 PM, Sean Donelan wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> ATIS has issued its final reports about its circuit national
>> diversiety
>> assurance initiative.
>>
>> "The NDAI report confirmed our suspicions that diversity
>> assurance is
>> not for the meek," Malphrus added. "It is expensive and requires
>> commitment by the customer to work closely with carriers in
>> performing
>> due diligence. Until the problem is solved, circuit route diversity
>> should not be promoted as a general customer best practice."
>>
>> Press release:
>> http://www.atis.org/PRESS/pressreleases2006/031506.htm
>>
>> Report:
>> http://www.atis.org/ndai/
>>
>
>




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