an over-the-top data center

Charles Wyble charles at
Tue Dec 2 22:11:11 UTC 2008

Deepak Jain wrote:
>> I bet the military or emergency services can establish a 10km fiber
>> stretch in a few hours. Replacing some telecom hw and set it up from
>> scratch would probably take weeks (I'm not talking about a single
>> router
>> here).
> But we aren't talking about the military here, are we? We are talking about an ISP on an ISP forum. 

Yes.... but in a disaster scenario where critical communication links 
are down the military would respond and reestablish the links, if for 
nothing else to re establish situational awareness for themselves. 

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