Route Science

Phil Bedard bedard.phil at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 15:42:27 UTC 2014


Didn't Avaya completely drop the old Route Science line at this point?  

Internap still sells their FCP appliance which does similar things and of 
course Internap has their own MIRO system they have been using for 
probably 15+ years now to optimize paths out of their own 
datacenters/colos.  Like the fellow from Border6 mentioned you can get a 
wealth of information out of the systems along with the path optimization. 
 

Phil 




On 11/16/14, 3:03 AM, "Jimmy Hess" <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 4:44 PM, Clayton Zekelman <clayton at mnsi.net> 
>wrote:
>
>I would also wonder if someone has more details about how useful and
>good the Avaya/Routescience are in practice after significant time in
>deployment in the real world on a large network,   were  they worth
>whatever the price tag was  to get and maintain ?
>
>Oh, and how about Border6 ?    I  believe they have marketing language
>claiming to be able to achieve some similar things,  in regards to
>automatic path optimizations and rerouting.  :)
>
>>
>> 
>>http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240046663/Google-chooses-RouteScience
>>-Internet-technology
>
>Yeah,  there are always great news stories.    But media tends to
>exagerate things, and I think when it comes to enterprise products
>it's strictly promotional.  When was the last time you heard a
>followup news story on one of those sorts of things 1yr later about
>BigCo dropped "Vendor X" product because they felt it's no longer
>worth it,  the savings were less than expected and did not exceed the
>cost of the product,  the actual thing fell short of marketing claims,
>or didn't actually work out so well, etc, etc.
>
>
>
>>
>--
>-JH



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