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Re: Do ATM-based Exchange Points make sense anymore?
Thus spake "Alex Rubenstein" <email@example.com> > > What functionality does PVC give you that the ethernet VLAN does not? > > Shaping, for one. There is nothing inherent in Ethernet which precludes shaping. Low- and mid-range routers can do it just fine. If your core router doesn't, speak with your vendor. Then again, do your core routers really support shaping on OC192 FR either? > > What is the current max speed of frame relay in any common vendor > > implementation (I'm talking routers here). > > Doesn't OC48 POS on GSR and Jewniper do FR? If those boxes approached the reliability of carrier FR/ATM gear, that might be relevant. S