[e2e] [Fwd: State of MPLS deployments today]
pingpan at cs.columbia.edu
Thu Oct 3 14:48:11 PDT 2002
Frankly, other than the fact that the carriers have no money, most of
the operators seem to know what they are doing. I suspect that this
economy may have changed their MPLS deployment approach. Instead of
shipping MPLS everywhere quickly, they are turning toward to migrate
their old equipment into the new MPLS infrastructure. Martini drafts are
the perfect example of such....
Heck, what do I know? :-(
Naidu, Venkata wrote:
> -> As for more WG's in standard bodies, well... I prefer the
> -> running code
> -> approach first. If the providers want to have a standard way
> -> of managing their networks, they will scream. Otherwise, let
> Again, the issue is not about managing networks. But helping
> us out in the transition phase. Once the transition is done,
> then managing will be easy.
> IF we think that what we developed is a beneficial technology
> THEN, undoubtedly, we are the best guys to educated/describe
> about transition plans also.
> Better don't wait till providers scream. Providers may not
> scream till customers scream...where will this chain-reaction
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