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Re: Broken Internet?
<snip> > >Any business needs: >1. to be able to change upstream providers without having to renumber. Why? Intelligent use of DNS and dhcp make renumbering only a minor inconvenience. >2. to be able to change access providers without having to suffer >multi-month down-times. Mission/business critical services should be in a co-lo anyway and not off a DSL line. >3. to be able to have its net-block(s) visible regardless of which ISPs they >are currently using. How do you propose doing this without growing the routing table 1-2 orders of magnitude? > >Currently the only ones that can do that are those that; >1. Are large enough to justify a /20 (begging the question of how they got >that large). >2. Can afford their own datacenter. > >It looks like our technical solutions are raising unreasonable barriers to >entry for small businesses. No. Co-lo your website and "intranet". Get two T1's that same provider via two different entry points/carriers to your office (if possible) and you should be about as rock solid you could expect for $2-3000/month or there abouts. Peter