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Re: Leased Line vs. ???


  • Subject: Re: Leased Line vs. ???
  • From: Phil Groschwitz <sublime78ska@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2000 12:40:56 -0800 (PST)

fixed

If the as/400 is on the internet, then the internet.


--- D.BALE@handleman.com wrote:
> A situation came up where we need to stick an AS/400
> "workstation" & printer
> in Hawaii and "attach" it to an AS/400 in Reno,
> Nevada.  They're talking about
> getting a leased line to do this at a startup cost
> of $1000 and monthly fees
> of $900.
> 
> Traffic volume is not expected to be significant;
> this workstation would be
> used primarily to request a shipping label to be
> printed on the label printer.
>  The display will be a PC, not a dumb terminal.
> 
> What are some other options that could be considered
> at less cost?  Dial-up is
> absolutely out of the question.
> 
> I thought I had heard VPN (virtual private network)
> being used as a
> lower-cost, reliable alternative to leased line, but
> my memory is fuzzy on
> this.
> 
> Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Dan Bale
> IT - AS/400
> Handleman Company
> 248-362-4400  Ext. 4952
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