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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.

Owen