• Subject: RE: Leased Line vs. ???
  • From: Quazy <quazy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2000 15:57:41 -0600

We have some NC's and a couple of printers in Hawaii.  We use the VPN 
Option.  It has worked pretty good for us.  We did have some problems at 
the beginning, but it was the ISP's fault on the Hawaii end.

At 02:16 PM 11/9/00 -0600, you wrote:
>Sounds like a site visit to me.
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: D.BALE@handleman.com [mailto:D.BALE@handleman.com]
>Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 2:01 PM
>To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>Subject: Leased Line vs. ???
>
>
>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
>+---
>| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
>| To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com.
>| To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com.
>| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com.
>| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator:
>david@midrange.com
>+---
>+---
>| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
>| To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com.
>| To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com.
>| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com.
>| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: david@midrange.com
>+---

+---
| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com.
| To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com.
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com.
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: david@midrange.com
+---

This thread ...

Replies:

Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2019 by midrange.com and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].