auser at mind.net
Fri Sep 7 23:05:15 UTC 2007
I suppose it depends on the 'type' of outage and the type of traffic the
voice conferencing utilizes.
If it's some strange off the wall protocol or something, I suppose it
would have only affected a small portion of people and if it happened on
a carrier like Verizon or Qwest or something, I suppose they fit the
bill for 'major carrier.'
Although I would agree, I would demand answers too but they may be hard
to get depending on circumstances.
Douglas K. Fischer wroteth on 9/7/2007 3:43 PM:
> One of our voice conferencing vendors had an significant outage last
> week, and pinned the blame on a "major US carrier outage" that affected
> telco resources "throughout the United States". Any way to independently
> corroborate this claim? I would imagine news of such a major carrier
> outage would have reached this or another operator's group (and I didn't
> see anything on this list about one). I'm not saying they're "lying",
> but I like to check out such claims to ensure my vendors are being
> honest and up front and not trying to pass the buck.
> Naturally the vendor did not say _which_ carrier had the outage.
> Any info or guidance as to where I should be looking for info?
> Many thanks,
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