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Re: Internet II is coming...
>The fiber infrastructure and the multiplexer infrastructure are good enough >to support both Internet and Internet II. What the Internet lacks for >Internet II today is IP tunnels with QoS. So I think that one IP >infrastructure could be good enough for both and will be some day. This I >believe. :-) It **is** one IP infrastructure. The difference between a corporate intranet and the academic version - I-II - is the stringency of AUP observance and enforcement. >BTW, is someone going to build traffic monitors and diagnostic tools into >the Internet II infrastructure? Any new inter-domain routing protocols? >Source demand routing? QoS? Or are the universities satisfied with just more >bandwidth? One reason for any vendor to participate is to try such things in the fiercely critical yet basically friendly academic community. -s Stephen Wolff Business Development ciscoSystems 202 337 1213 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -