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RE: Undersea fiber cut after Taiwan earthquake - PCCW / Singtel / KT e tc connectivity disrupted
- From: Rod Beck
- Date: Sun Jan 21 17:52:44 2007
Title: RE: Undersea fiber cut after Taiwan earthquake - PCCW / Singtel / KT e tc connectivity disrupted
Well, gentlemen, you have to ask for the fiber maps and have them placed in the contract as an exhibit.
Most of the large commercial banks are doing it. It's doable, but it does require effort.
And again, sorry for the dislaimer. It should be gone tomorrow.
From: owner-nanog@xxxxxxxxx on behalf of Sean Donelan
Sent: Sun 1/21/2007 8:13 PM
Subject: RE: Undersea fiber cut after Taiwan earthquake - PCCW / Singtel / KT e tc connectivity disrupted
On Sun, 21 Jan 2007, Rod Beck wrote:
> Unfortunately it is news to the decision makers, the buyers of network
> capacity at many of the major IP backbones. Indeed, the Atlantic route
> has problems quite similar to the Pacific.
If this is news to them, perhaps its time to get new decision makers and
buyers of network capacity at major IP backbones :-)
Unfotunately people have to learn the same lessons over and over again.
"End-to-end multi-carrier circuit diversity assurance currently cannot
be conducted in a scalable manner. The cost and level of manual effort
required demonstrated that an ongoing program for end-to-end
multi-carrier circuit diversity assurance cannot currently be widely
"The NDAI report confirmed our suspicions that diversity assurance is
not for the meek," Malphrus added. "It is expensive and requires
commitment by the customer to work closely with carriers in performing
due diligence. Until the problem is solved, circuit route diversity
should not be promoted as a general customer best practice."
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