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RE: Q:Why router with ATM interface comes out earlier than pure SONET interface?
> > And if a service provider uses fundamentally different technologies and > > approaches to solving the problem of the customers in an > attempt to generate > > revenue, the service provider better be running similiar > technology (like > > the customer). Otherwise it'll hardly be efficient. > > all that matters is $$$ or ($$$) That's what I meant. > Could you please define what you mean by connectionless? IP is a connectionless transport. ATM is connection-oriented. > > We usually assume 25% cell shredder tax on ATM vs. POS. At > OC-48, you'll be > > blowing an OC-12 in framing. Seems like an awful waste of > bandwidth to me. > > > Only if you are paying for it :). ? If I use ATM, I am paying for it.. No? Anyone giving away ATM spigots? -- Christian Kuhtz, BellSouth Corp., Sr. Network Architect <firstname.lastname@example.org> 1100 Ashwood Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30338 <email@example.com> "Acid absorbs 47 times it's weight in excess Reality." -- /usr/games/fortune