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Enterprise Internet - Question

On Jul 14, 2011, at 2:35 PM, david raistrick wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Jul 2011, Jeff Cartier wrote:
>> - Does the idea of having local Internet at each site make more sense? If so why?
> IME, costs for private backhaul circuits of any flavor are significantly higher than costs for plain internet access - so backhauling internet access (unless you have extremely restrictive access policies that you can actually enforce) through your WAN would/should cost through the nose. Routing only WAN traffic through the WAN reduces the size/scope/impact on those more expensive circuits.    Probably at the expense of additional complexity, of course.
In fact, it is often more cost effective to multihome each site and use VPNs for your WAN.