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"Building the Internet backbone"
"Building the Internet backbone" Take a virtual tour of a busy Network Access Point by George lawton SunWorld Online. http://www.sun.com/sunworldonline/swol-09-1996/swol-09-nap.html Abstract The Internet, of course, consists of many networks strung together. The Internet's skeleton is made up of high-capacity trunk lines maintained by telephone companies at sites called "NAPs." This article outlines the role of NAPs, and profiles Pacific Bell's NAP in particular. (2,700 words) --- Stephen Balbach "Driving the Internet To Work" VP, ClarkNet due to the high volume of mail I receive please quote email@example.com the full original message in your reply. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -