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cbabcock
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9/20/2013 | 10:07:42 PM
re: Microsoft Challenges Amazon: Azure Gets VPN Ties
You don't need to be an AT&T Internet service subscriber but you do need to subscribe to AT&T's managed MPLS network, Gattamneni,clarifies in follow up message, That allows VPN to be built from customer site to closest AT&T MPLS net switching center, with customer data moving from there over AT&T private line to Azure.
MarciaNWC
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9/20/2013 | 9:34:25 PM
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I wonder how much demand there is for this kind of service?
cbabcock
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9/20/2013 | 4:38:49 PM
re: Microsoft Challenges Amazon: Azure Gets VPN Ties
David Carr: I asked that question and the answer, in a somewhat less than direct email answer, was no.
Lorna Garey
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9/20/2013 | 2:10:05 PM
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Charlie, I suppose they wouldn't disclose pricing?! Seems like companies should just suck it up and encrypt everything before sending it offsite. Spend the money on key management.
David F. Carr
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9/20/2013 | 1:58:05 PM
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Would an enterprise have to contract with AT&T as its Internet provider to access this service?


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