• Subject: RE: Leased Line vs. ???
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Nov 2000 17:23:29 -0500



VPN
is the only way to go.
Least trouble/costs

At 04:48 PM 11/09/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>LOL! Yeah, I even volunteered "working" over the weekend. Well, hey, it
>would have to be set up off hours, right? Sure would beat Michigan in January!
>
>Dan Bale
>IT - AS/400
>Handleman Company
>248-362-4400 Ext. 4952
>
>-------------------------- Original Message --------------------------
>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
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Glenn
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IBM Certified Specialist
Phoenix Consulting LLC
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