Re: MSA’s and network architecture

Martin Hannigan hannigan at
Wed May 18 13:03:39 UTC 2022

On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 01:59 Mark Tinka <mark at> wrote:

> On 5/18/22 03:55, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> >
> >
> > All,
> >
> > Why do MSA’s matter as related to network architecture?
> As in "Master Services Agreement"?

Admittedly vague, but deliberate. Perhaps the thread answered the question.

Metropolitan Statistical Area.The easy answer is "its where the eyeballs
are". If so, that's great and it is (was) that simple. A lot of companies
are predicting where the "edge" will actually shake out and most are using
MSA. It's not that simple, there are certainly other attributes, but it may
be that simple. Sorting by MSA and descending population you would think it
is a no-brainer. Not necessarily? So perhaps a bolt on to the question,
"and what attributes influence that importance?".

Thanks --

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