failover via comcast tunnel?

bzs at bzs at
Thu Dec 17 21:01:42 UTC 2015

I'm looking at some sort of 50-100mbps failover link in case my
primary is down.

My options seem limited particularly since I'm cheap.

I see Comcast has unlimited data business links in this range but I'm
not sure I'd want to deal with the management issue of BGP or swapping
ip blocks etc with them in an emergency. I just tried calling their
business sales line and after the initial "Thank you for calling
Comcast Business Services etc" it dropped me...three times. Yeah, that
builds confidence.

So I'm thinking something more like using their service as a raw
bandwidth pipe and tunneling to an actual route provider?

Crazy? Anyone done anything like this? Are there tools for that?
Other, similar suggestions?

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