We have 7 remotes sites connected using frame relay from Sprint. Quite
expensive so we are looking at alternatives. Frame relay has 99.99% uptime
and there is an SLA in place. Sprint are moving away from the frame relay
market so it is pushing us in the direction of some kind of internet
connectivity which is actually better for us because we have a number of
sales users who travel and who would like to connect from home/hotels etc. 
Our problem is capital expense for such an overhaul of the network. It seems
we would require new routers to replace our old (but very dependable) 5394
workstation controllers. The headaches of administrating and securing this
type of network adds to the challenge. 

Jim Kerr
IS Manager
Gleason Corporation
10474 Santa Monica Blvd
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310 470 6001 ext 12

-----Original Message-----
From: system21-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:system21-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Todd Grass
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 7:57 AM
To: system21@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [SYSTEM21] Remote Site Connections

We are a small company using System/21 with 3 remote sites. 

I would like to poll the group with a question for those of you who have
remote sites (100 users or less) connecting to your Iseries.

What is the most preferred and dependable architecture used for
connectivity between your headquarters and the remote sites?   

I.E. VPN via Internet, DSL, Frame Relay, Other?

This is the System 21 Users (SYSTEM21) mailing list
To post a message email: SYSTEM21@xxxxxxxxxxxx
To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options,
visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/system21
or email: SYSTEM21-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives
at http://archive.midrange.com/system21.

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.

This thread ...


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

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2021 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].

Operating expenses for this site are earned using the Amazon Associate program and Google Adsense.