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Re: Security benefits of spliting services betweentwo ISP providers
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 12:11:16 -0400

On Fri, 20 May 2005 10:24:47 CDT, Bart.Lansing () kohls com said:

(coming from different streets, etc) for your fiber or copper.  Also you 
probably want to consider SONET so that you have diverse routing as well. 

SONET won't save you unless you *know* that you have *real* diversity (yes,
it's possible for the two loops to be from different providers, and *still*
end up going down different wavelengths on the *same* piece of glass... ;)

Getting two providers to cough up where the cable *actually* goes can be
really difficult - and it's even worse when everybody's cable uses the same bridge
or tunnel or whatever to get past a river or similar obstruction....

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