corporations using BGP for advertising prefixes in mid-1990s
r.engehausen at gmail.com
Fri May 13 00:31:47 UTC 2011
On 5/12/2011 4:03 PM, George Herbert wrote:
> Large end-user companies generally multihomed by that time, and you
> generally did that by BGP4 at the time (post-1994), and before that
> BGP3, and before that EGP, and before that... well, there was little
> "commercial ISPness" other than NSFNet connectivity and the regional
> networks back then so multihoming was somewhat of a moot point.
> Thank you again, UUNet/Alternet and PSI!
The management of the large end-user company I worked for could barely
spell Internet at the beginning of 1995. A few connections to the
Internet existed and the lab where I worked was experimenting with a
socks-server. There was a large intranet allocated from the company's
class A space.
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