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Re: BOOM! there goes WorldCom
From: Golan Ben-Oni <bnite () tremere ios com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 15:58:19 -0400 (EDT)
On Wed, 16 Jul 1997, Nathan Stratton wrote:
Ya, we are going to kill worldcom for this one, they say they have 496 DS3
connections down. We have 3 connections into our Palo Alto POP, and
Worldcom said they all are over different fiber paths. As of right now
they all are down.
You should never trust what your sales people say. When designing your
backbone, its important to ask them for your DLRs (design layout records)
so that you can see physically, with your own eyes, the paths involved.