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Is multihoming hard? [was: DNS amplification]

On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 10:47 PM, Kyle Creyts <kyle.creyts at gmail.com> wrote:
> Will they really demand ubiquitous, unabridged connectivity?
> When?

When the older generation that considers the Internet a side show dies off.

When your grandparents' power went out, they broke out candles and
kerosene lamps.

When yours goes out, you pull out flashlights and generators. And when
it stays out you book a motel room so your family can have air
conditioning and television.

For most folks under 30 and many who are older, Internet isn't a side
show, it's a way of life. An outage is like a power failure or the car
going kaput: a major disruption to life's flow.

This need won't be ubiquitous for two to three decades, but every year
between now and then the percentage of your customer base which
demands unabridged connectivity will grow.

What do you have in the pipeline to address that demand as it arrives?
BGP multihoming won't get the job done for the hundred million
households in North America, let alone the seven billion people in the

Bill Herrin

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