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Re: Is your ISP Influenza-ready?

  • From: Suresh Ramasubramanian
  • Date: Tue Apr 18 13:05:46 2006
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On 4/18/06, Martin Hannigan <[email protected]> wrote:
>
> Vendors like it because it's a revenue boost. It obviously requires build-ahead
> capacity and maintenance of overload capacity that will likely sit
> idle for 99%
> of it's life span. Who pays?
>
> [ ..hears ISP product managers scurrying to create "PriortyVPN" or
> "priority vpn" products as a result... heh -> implied trademark here]
>

Probably sell them a product where b/w is burstable to a much higher
level - at least for short periods of time, to deal with sudden use
spikes (or to create extra capacity for those periodic trojan
outbreaks that will otherwise simply max their pipe out)