[SPAM-HEADER] - Re: Diversity - was: Fiber cut in SF area - Email has different SMTP TO: and MIME TO: fields in the email addresses

Martin Hannigan martin at theicelandguy.com
Wed Apr 15 12:56:50 CDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Rod Beck <Rod.Beck at hiberniaatlantic.com>wrote:

> Hi Richard,
> I never said that protected LAN PHY 10 GigE was more expensive than two
> diversely routed waves. However, Hibernia's engineers have advised that
> route protected LAN PHY 10 GigE will tolerate a relatively high BER before
> switching. I stand by that statement.
> I said that protected STM64 service was more expensive and that is true.
> Not only do you need two diversely STM64 waves, but you need protection as
> well.
> Finally, you're wrong about "trying to charge what the market will bear".


Unless you are lucky enough to be doing large,cost +, IRU deals all day,
supply and demand economics should prevail, right? The minimum a market
would bear is based on costs and then supply vs. demand.



Martin Hannigan                               martin at theicelandguy.com
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Power, Network, and Costs Consulting for Iceland Datacenters and Occupants

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