Bob Crothers wrote: > > As a fall back on a T1, you might be better off with ADSL. I think you mean SDSL, ADSL is big download small upload. We did try that when it first came out a year or two ago, sw bell could not keep it going 24 hours at a time. We had it in for 6 months, never could use it. > Cable modems are very fast on the download side. Aproaching 4.5 meg > (in MY experience). But the upload (outbound) is only in the 256k > area. For home use, this is not a problem. That's true in the home version, but not the business version. > So to replace a T1 that has servers on it, it might be a big > restriction on your bandwidth. Nope. At least not with COX. > With DSL, and some providers, you can get 1meg+ both up and down. Of > course, if your DSL happens to be down when your T1 crashes, you don't > have any benefit. And they are probably both going thru the same CO > over the same bundle of copper/fiber. > > Another issue might be that Cable companies are used to dealing with > consumers. Your needs as a business are a lot different. Some DSL > providers do have experience with buisness's. Cox has a business section, we are giving them time to mature. The real issues are control of DNS. -- Brad Jensen email@example.com President Electronic Storage Corporation Tulsa OK USA 918-664-7276 LaserVault Report Retrieval & Data Mining www.Laservault.com www.eufrates.com - Add distance learning to your site with easy course preparation
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