Alastair Johnson wrote:
Interestingly, telcos that deploy SDH mux equipment to customer sites
tend to install them with a full 48V DC plant, including rectifiers and
often inverters. Perhaps the MetroE guys need to take a look at how the
telcos have done it in the past, if they are wanting to meet that 'five
nines' of telco-land?
Yep - I can hear it now... "We're cheaper than the Telcos
And thats true, but I think the MetroE guys need to be offering a wider
range of SLAs.
People are coming to rely on them more and more and it's not always made
clear to the customers what the risks of a particular technology is.