meeting network

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Mon Oct 10 12:20:37 CDT 2011


In my historical knowledge of this: there are only so many venues that can have 500-650 people and fit. 

Jared Mauch

On Oct 10, 2011, at 1:12 PM, "Frank Bulk" <frnkblk at iname.com> wrote:

> Then the RFP for the meeting needs to be more specific with some basic SLAs
> that result in a smaller bill if not met.
> 
> Frank
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Bush [mailto:randy at psg.com] 
> Sent: Monday, October 10, 2011 9:44 AM
> To: Randy Carpenter
> Cc: North American Network Operators' Group
> Subject: Re: meeting network
> 
>> I would think that the contract with the hotel for the conference
>> would include the specific requirements for the network. Is that not
>> the case?
> 
> underlying problems
> 
>  o no hotel believe that we'll actually be significantly high use.  
>    they simply can not conceive of it.  ietf, apricot, ... have
>    seen this time and time again
> 
>  o the hotel does not manage the network, so you have two comms hops
>    to anyone who can do anything.  and anyway, they are not going to
>    provision more bandwidth
> 
> but the problems of which i spoke were the meeting network.  which we
> do supposedly control.
> 
> randy
> 
> 
> 



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