DSL at MAE-East

Mike Lyon mike.lyon at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 17:54:21 CDT 2008


For an absolute base model, you could get the Cisco ISR 881.

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 3:35 PM, George William Herbert
<gherbert at retro.com> wrote:
>
>> Matthew:
>>> Mike Lyon:
>>>> Matthew:
>>>>> George:
>>
>>>>> Is there anyone who has successfully gotten DSL for out of band back
>>
>>>> Why would it not be better to get an Ethernet cross-connect to
>>
>>> Or get an ISR with a 3G GSM card?
>>
>>
>>I thought of that too right after I hit send... But I don't see many
>>scenarios where that is any better
>
> Somewhat less likely to have common mode (backhoe, etc) failures if
> it's DSL (or a 3G GSM or so forth).
>
> We had a two-provider common mode failure at another site, and I've had
> several in the past at other clients, one of which made it onto CNN...
> So I now try to provision something more resistant to that.
>
> Note "resistant" not proof - I've also had enough "got groomed together"
> failures including the uplinks for DSL providers and cell providers to
> believe that these are truly guaranteed independent.  But we're trying
> to do an acceptably reliably separated choice without going to Iridium
> or Hughesnet.
>
>
> -george william herbert
> gherbert at retro.com
>
>
>




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